Dodd/Dodds DNA Surname DNA Project

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Dod, Doda, Dodd, Doddridge, Dodds, Dode, Dodes, Dods, Dood, Dott, Dotts
Welcome, researchers of all Dodd/Dodds variant surnames!  We invite you to become a participant in the Dodd/Dodds Surname DNA Project.
We hope you will find in this project a new link to your respective family.


to break through brick walls in our research and ultimately
discover the origins of our ancestors.

With the tool of DNA testing we will unite family scattered around the globe, check lineage theories and oral histories of our ancestors, and find new ways to apply traditional historical research.

We urge those of you surnamed Dodd/Dodds of all possible nationalities or ethnicities to participate in this DNA study.
Welcome, researchers of all Dodd/Dodds variant surnames. WE ARE LOOKING FOR MORE MALES with the Dodd/Dodds variant surname to do a simple swab test.

If you are a female of Dodd descent, we invite you to contribute to a fund to test a particular line of Dodds.

If your family is not currently in the DNA project, you can be the first. You may discover an unsuspected kinsman.

Those of you in Canada, Australia, New Zealand surely have cousins in the USA and Britain. Join us in finding those links.

The surname Dodd or Dodds is common throughout the English speaking world. But there are several Germanic variants. The 1880/81 census records list DOTTS, DODTS, DOTZ, DUTTS, DOOD surnames with recent connections to Germanic homelands. There was an early 1700's DODEN family in the colonies Where are these people now?

A study such as this gains it strength from numbers. The tool works best when the data pool grows.

Help us map the DODD/DODDS world!
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