Dorrell Family History

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Dorrell Name Meaning

English (chiefly Worcestershire): variant of Darrell.

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

Similar surnames: Borrell, Correll, Dovell, Morrall, Horrell, Morrell, Orrell, Darrell

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Dorrell Family Origin

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Dorrell Family Occupations

What did your Dorrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dorrell. 2% of Dorrell men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Dorrell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorrell were Postman and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Postman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

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

Dorrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Dorrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorrell 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 Dorrell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dorrell. For the veterans among your Dorrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorrell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dorrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dorrell in 1951 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorrell 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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