Dorais Family History

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Dorais Name Meaning

French: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Donais, Dorris, Doris, Dozois, Moris, Torain, Dais, Dardis, Dorin

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Dorais Family Origin

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Dorais Family Occupations

What did your Dorais ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Practical Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dorais. 22% of Dorais men worked as a Machinist and 34% of Dorais women worked as a Practical Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorais were Salesman and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Practical Nurse
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Beauty Operator
    34%

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

Dorais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dorais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorais 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 527 immigration records available for the last name Dorais. 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 427 military records available for the last name Dorais. For the veterans among your Dorais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorais Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorais lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dorais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dorais in 1958 was 68, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorais 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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