Dorsey Family History

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Dorsey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with the preposition d(e), from Orsay in Seine-et-Orne, France, recorded in the 13th century as Orceiacum, from the Latin personal name Orcius + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Dorsey Family Origin

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Dorsey Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Ag. Laborers Widow

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Dorsey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Dorsey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dorsey family was Carpenter. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag. Laborers Widow were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorsey.

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Dorsey Life Expectancy

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