Doris Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhruis (earlier Ó Dubhrosa), ‘descendant of Dubhros’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ros ‘wood’. French: habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from Oris-en-Rattier, Isère.

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


Similar surnames: Duris, Oris, Boris, Dorin, Dort, Loris, Corris, Doig, Donis, Dobis

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Doris Family Origin

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Doris Family Occupations

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  • Engine Fitter

    25%
  • General Lab In Iron Works

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Iron Moulder

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doris family was Iron Moulder. Engine Fitter, General Lab In Iron Works and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doris. The most common Doris occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter. 25% of Doris's were Engine Fitters.

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Between 1952 and 2004, Doris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Doris in 1952 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doris

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