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Doran Family History

Doran Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deoradháin ‘descendant of Deoradhán’, a byname representing a diminutive of deoradh ‘pilgrim’, ‘stranger’, ‘exile’.English: variant of Durant.

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

612,286 Historical Documents with Doran on Ancestry.com
198,516 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24,756 Military Records
30,237 Immigration Records
152,674 Census and Voter Lists
206,103 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Doran Families

  • Number of Doran families
     347 - 692
     116 - 346
     1 - 115
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Doran families
     486 - 969
     163 - 485
     1 - 162
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Doran families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Doran Family Origin

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Doran Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Doran

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Doran Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Doran census records

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Doran Civil War Service Records

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