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Dorris Family History

Dorris Name Meaning

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

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Name Distribution of Dorris Families

Dorris census records

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Dorris Family Origin

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Dorris Family Occupations

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Military Service by Dorris

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