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Dorsten Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia called Dorsten.

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


Similar surnames: Kosten, Doren, Gersten, Borstel, Holsten, Orten, Osten, Forston

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Dorsten Family Origin

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Dorsten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Butcher

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorsten family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorsten. The most common Dorsten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Dorsten's were Farmers.

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Dorsten Historical Records

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Dorsten Life Expectancy

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Famous Dorsten Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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