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Dorward Name Meaning

Scottish: status name from Old English duru-weard ‘doorkeeper’, ‘porter’. In medieval Scotland the office of king’s doorward was one of considerable honor. Americanized form of German Dorwart.

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


Similar surnames: Dorwart, Forward, Dormer, Dollar, Howard, Dorland, Dollard, Coward

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Dorward Family Origin

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Dorward Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    3%

In 1881, the most common Dorward occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Dorward's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorward. A less common occupation for the Dorward family was Housekeeper.

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Dorward Life Expectancy

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