Dorsa Name Meaning

Italian: probably of Albanian origin, from Dòrëza, being very frequent in the Albanian settlement Piana degli Albanesi, Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Borsa, Corsa, Posa, Rosa, Borra, Donna, Morra, Morea, Dura, Gosa

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Dorsa Family Origin

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Dorsa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works In Mill

    50%

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In 1880, Farmer and Works In Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dorsa. The most common Dorsa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dorsa's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dorsa | Data not to scale

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Dorsa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Dorsa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dorsa in 1946 was 33, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorsa

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