Dorwart Family History

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Dorwart Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper, from Middle Low German dor, Middle High German tor + wart ‘guard’. Variant of Scottish Dorward.

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


Similar surnames: Dorward, Dewart, Dorer, Dollar, Banwart, Hoffart, Dobbert, Dukart

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Dorwart Family Origin

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Dorwart Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Plasterer

    9%
  • Shoe Maker

    9%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorwart. The most common Dorwart occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 12% of Dorwart's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Dorwart family was Shoe Maker.

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Dorwart Historical Records

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Dorwart Life Expectancy

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