Dorries Family History

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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

What did your Dorries ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Dorries family was Farmer.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Cigar Manufacture

  • Dry Goods & Grocrey Mer

  • Farmer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dorries ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dorries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dorries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorries 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Dorries. 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 678 military records available for the last name Dorries. For the veterans among your Dorries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorries Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorries lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dorries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Dorries in 1953 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorries 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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