Dotts Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Dötz or Dotz, a Swabian and Swiss German nickname for a small, soft-hearted man; or a Sorbian short form of a Germanic personal name, cognate with Dietz.

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


Similar surnames: Gotts, Dott, Betts, Botts, Lotts, Ott, Kitts, Pott, Notte, Dittus

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Dotts Family Origin

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Dotts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Dotts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Dotts's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dotts. A less common occupation for the Dotts family was Day Laborer.

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Dotts Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Dotts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dotts in 1956 was 44, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dotts

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