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Dotterer Name Meaning

(Dötterer): variant of Dötter (see Dotter). possibly a nickname for a person with a tottering gait, from a dialect agent noun based on dottern ‘to totter’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dutterer, Zotter, Notter, Cotterell, Doster, Lotter, Rotter, Litterer

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Dotterer Family Origin

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Dotterer Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Dotterer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Dotterer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Dotterer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dotterer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dotterer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dotterer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dotterer. For the veterans among your Dotterer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dotterer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dotterer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dotterer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dotterer in 1956 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dotterer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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