Dosser Family History
Dosser Name Meaning
German: nickname for a loud person from an agent derivative of Old High German dozzen ‘to bluster or thunder’. Austrian (Tyrol) and Swiss German: topographic name for someone living on a ridge from Ladin dos (from Latin dorsum ‘ridge’ literally ‘back’) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Compare Doss English: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle English dossen ‘to push with the horns butt toss gore’ perhaps denoting a bellicose man.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press