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Dorries Name Meaning

German (Dörries): from a reduced pet form of the medieval personal name Isidor(i)us (Greek Isidoros, from Isis, the name of an originally Egyptian goddess + doron ‘gift’).

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


Similar surnames: Morris, Doris, Dorris, Corris, Darius, Borris, Borries, Torres, Bores

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Dorries Family Origin

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Dorries Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Cigar Manufacture

    11%
  • Dry Goods & Grocrey Mer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorries family was Farmer. Cabinet Maker, Cigar Manufacture and Dry Goods & Grocrey Mer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorries. The most common Dorries occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 11% of Dorries's were Cabinet Makers.

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