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Dorris Family History

Dorris Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of Doris.Possibly in some instances a respelling of German Dörries (see Dorries) or French Doris.

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

230,267 Historical Documents with Dorris on Ancestry.com
35,109 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,132 Military Records
1,396 Immigration Records
27,388 Census and Voter Lists
161,242 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dorris Families

  • Number of Dorris families
     62 - 122
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dorris families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dorris families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dorris census records

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Dorris Family Origin

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Dorris Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Dorris families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Dorris

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dorris Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dorris census records

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Dorris Civil War Service Records

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