Dorion Family History

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Dorion Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from Orion, in Picardy, believed to be named from a local tributary of the Authie river.

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

Similar surnames: Doron, Doris, Dorton, Doiron, Daron, Dorin, Dorn, Morton, Duron

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Dorion Family Origin

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Dorion Family Occupations

What did your Dorion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorion family was Chair Maker. The most common Dorion occupation in the USA was Doctor. 14% of Dorion's were Doctors. Doctor, Swamp Labor and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorion.

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  • Doctor

  • Swamp Labor

  • Bookkeeper

  • Chair Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dorion ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dorion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Dorion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorion 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 Dorion. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dorion. For the veterans among your Dorion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorion Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorion lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dorion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dorion in 1952 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorion 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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