Dorado Family History

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Dorado Name Meaning

Spanish: from dorado ‘golden’ (from Late Latin deaurare ‘to gild’, from aurum ‘gold’), probably applied as a nickname to someone with golden hair.

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

Similar surnames: Rosado, Morado, Tirado, Morgado, Durazo, Loredo, Corado, Prado

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Dorado Family Origin

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Dorado Family Occupations

What did your Dorado ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dorado. 41% of Dorado men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Dorado women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorado were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Farm Work
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Laborer
  • Housewife

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

Dorado Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dorado. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorado census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dorado. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 602 military records available for the last name Dorado. For the veterans among your Dorado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorado Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorado lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dorado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Dorado in 1948 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorado ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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