Doersam Family History

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Doersam Name Meaning

North German (Dörsam): of uncertain derivation, but possibly a nickname from Middle Low German dor ‘fool’, ‘mentally ill person’ + the adjectival suffix -sam.

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


Similar surnames: Dorsch, Wersal, Doerksen, Dorst, Ehrsam, Roers, Deerman, Moers, Diers

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Doersam Family Origin

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Doersam Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Cabinet Finisher

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%

In 1880, Butcher, Cabinet Finisher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doersam. The most common Doersam occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Doersam's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Doersam family was Cooper.

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Doersam Historical Records

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Doersam Life Expectancy

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