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Dosher Family History

Dosher Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Döscher (see Doscher ) and perhaps also of Dascher (see Taschner ). Americanized form of German Döser (see Doser ). Compare Doshier .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Doscher, Dasher, Disher, Bosher, Goshert, Lesher, Deshler, Goshen

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Where is the Dosher family from?

You can see how Dosher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dosher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dosher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Dosher families living in Middlesex. This was about 42% of all the recorded Dosher's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Dosher families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dosher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dosher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dosher. 100% of Dosher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 230 immigration records available for the last name Dosher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 702 military records available for the last name Dosher. For the veterans among your Dosher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dosher lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Dosher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dosher in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2003.

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