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Dorross Family History

Dorross Name Meaning

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

13 Historical Documents with Dorross on Ancestry.com
1 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7 Military Records
Immigration Records
5 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Dorross Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dorross census records

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Dorross Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Dorross

Using the Social Security Death Index, you can find out how long people with the family name Dorross lived, as well as find information about specific Dorross ancestors. The Social Security Death Index has records for over 70 million names; where you can find birth dates, death dates, addresses, and more.

Dorross Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dorross census records

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Military Service by Dorross

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