Dorr Name Meaning

German (Dörr): variant of Dürr (see Durr).

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


Similar surnames: Doerr, Dirr, Derr, Darr, Durr, Norr, Porr, Door, Dow, Dorf

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Dorr Family Origin

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Dorr Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Cabinet Brass Caster

    4%

In 1881, the most common Dorr occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Dorr's were Labourers. Labourer, Shoemaker and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorr. A less common occupation for the Dorr family was Cabinet Brass Caster.

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Dorr Historical Records

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Dorr Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Dorr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dorr in 1944 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorr

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