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Dorman Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Deormann, composed of Old English deor (see Dear) + mann ‘man’. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan. German (Dormann): occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer, Dorwart. Hungarian (Dormán): from the old secular personal name Dormán. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Gorman, Orman, Forman, Derman, Norman, German, Dolman, Doman, Korman

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Dorman Family Origin

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Dorman Family Occupations

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In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorman. The most common Dorman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Dorman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dorman family was Bricklayer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

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Dorman Historical Records

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Dorman Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Dorman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dorman in 1946 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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