Dorrity Family History

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Dorrity Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochartaigh (see Doherty).

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


Similar surnames: Garrity, Herrity, Harrity, Doherty, Darity, Corrick, Gorrie, Dorriety

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Dorrity Family Origin

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Dorrity Family Occupations

What did your Dorrity ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Capstan Machine Hand and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dorrity. 8% of Dorrity men worked as a Capstan Machine Hand and 65% of Dorrity women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorrity were Directoradvertising and Fish Frier

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Capstan Machine Hand
    8%
  • Clerk shipyard
    8%
  • Deputy Foreman Engineer Oil good C Mac heavy Wo
    8%
  • Directoradvertising
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    65%
  • Cardboard Boxmaker
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%
  • Fish Frier
    8%

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

Dorrity Historical Records

What Dorrity family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorrity. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorrity 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Dorrity. 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 498 military records available for the last name Dorrity. For the veterans among your Dorrity ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorrity Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorrity lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dorrity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dorrity in 1958 was 33, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorrity

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorrity 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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