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Early Origins of the Dozier family

The surname Dozier was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Dozier family

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Dozier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Häusier, D'Hosier, L'Hosier, Losier, Dossier, Dausier, Däusier, Dozier and many more.

Early Notables of the Dozier family (pre 1700)

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Dozier Ranking

In the United States, the name Dozier is the 2,045th most popular surname with an estimated 14,922 people with that name. [1]


United States Dozier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dozier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Timothy Dozier, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1764
Dozier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Lewis D. Dozier, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Nettie Dozier, aged 26, who immigrated to America, in 1907
  • Virginia Dozier, aged 10, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Wm. T. Dozier, aged 41, who immigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Leonida Byrd Dozier, aged 40, who immigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Dozier (post 1700) +

  • Lamont Herbert Dozier (1941-2022), American singer, songwriter, and record producer, from Detroit, Michigan; he co-wrote and produced 14 US Billboard number 1 hits and 4 number ones in the UK, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990
  • Lieutenant-General James Cordie Dozier (1885-1974), American Adjutant-General of South Carolina (1926-1959) [2]
  • Major General (Ret.) James Lee Dozier (b. 1931), American former deputy Chief of Staff at NATO's Southern European land forces headquarters
  • Edward Pasqual Dozier (1916-1971), Pueblo Native American anthropologist and linguist
  • James C. Dozier (1885-1974), United States Army officer awarded the Medal of Honor
  • L. E. Dozier, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 [3]
  • J. H. Dozier, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916 [3]
  • D. P. Dozier, American politician, Mayor of Columbus, Georgia, 1890-91 [3]
  • Curtis M. Dozier, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1928 (alternate), 1944, 1948 [3]
  • Charles Dozier, American politician, Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Coffee County, 1933 [3]
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Dozier +

  • The Dozier Family of Lower Norfolk County: A Reference by Anne Maling.

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
  2. Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, January 24) James Dozier. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Dozier/James_Cordie/USA.html
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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