Dorrian Family History

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Dorrian Name Meaning

Irish: County Down variant of Doran.

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

Similar surnames: Dorian, Doran, Dorris, Murrin, Donlan, Hourigan, O'brian, Donavan

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Dorrian Family Origin

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Dorrian Family Occupations

What did your Dorrian ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dorrian. 9% of Dorrian men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Dorrian women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorrian were Boot Repairer and Barmaid waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener Private Service
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Boot Repairer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Ale Domestic Duties
  • Barmaid
  • Barmaid waitress

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

Dorrian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dorrian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorrian 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 Dorrian. 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 516 military records available for the last name Dorrian. For the veterans among your Dorrian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorrian Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorrian lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dorrian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dorrian in 1957 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorrian

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorrian 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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