Dorantes Family History

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Dorantes Name Meaning

Spanish: apparently a variant of Durantes, Durántez, a patronymic from the personal name Durant (see Durant, Durante).

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

Similar surnames: Orantes, Morante, Durante, Brandes, Abrantes, Dantes, Oates, Coates

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Dorantes Family Origin

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Dorantes Family Occupations

What did your Dorantes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dorantes. 30% of Dorantes men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Dorantes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorantes were Labor Driver and Owner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Automobile Body Painter
  • Labor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Owner

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

Dorantes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorantes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorantes 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 942 immigration records available for the last name Dorantes. 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 38 military records available for the last name Dorantes. For the veterans among your Dorantes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorantes Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dorantes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dorantes in 1957 was 34, and 55 in 2004.

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