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

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  • Agent

    17%
  • Engine Fitter In Works

    17%
  • Freestone Quarrier

    17%
  • Iron Turner (Ship Yard)

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dorrity family was Iron Turner (Ship Yard). The most common Dorrity occupation in the UK was Agent. 17% of Dorrity's were Agents. Agent, Engine Fitter In Works and Freestone Quarrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorrity.

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Dorrity Historical Records

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Dorrity Life Expectancy

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