Dotterweich Family History

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Dotterweich Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Württemberg named Todtenweis, literally ‘meadow of the dead’, altered by folk etymology to Dotterweich, literally ‘yolk soft’.

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


Similar surnames: Foertsch, Oesterreich, Heidenreich, Kornreich, Norwich, Butterworth

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Dotterweich Family Origin

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Dotterweich Family Occupations

What did your Dotterweich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, Brewer and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dotterweich. The most common Dotterweich occupation in the USA was Cooper. 20% of Dotterweich's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Dotterweich family was Confectioner.

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  • Cooper

    20%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    10%
  • Confectioner

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dotterweich ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dotterweich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dotterweich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dotterweich 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 Dotterweich. 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 Dotterweich. For the veterans among your Dotterweich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dotterweich Life Expectancy

What is the average Dotterweich lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dotterweich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dotterweich in 1949 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dotterweich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dotterweich 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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