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Dohrmann Name Meaning

North German:: topographic name for someone who lived by one of the gates of a town or city (see Thor ). (also Döhrmann): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Dohr Dohren or Döhren.

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


Similar surnames: Mohrmann, Dorman, Lohrmann, Bohlmann, Fohrman, Dahlmann, Ohmann

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Where is the Dohrmann family from?

You can see how Dohrmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dohrmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Dohrmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Dohrmann family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Dohrmann's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dohrmann families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dohrmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dohrmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dohrmann. 32% of Dohrmann men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Dohrmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dohrmann were Painter and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Helper
    7%
  • Painter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dohrmann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dohrmann. For the veterans among your Dohrmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dohrmann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dohrmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dohrmann in 1955 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

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