Dohrn Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘prickly thicket’, from Middle Low German dorn ‘thorn’ (the -h- reflects the long vowel, as in the occasional spelling Doorn-).

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

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Dohrn Family Origin

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Dohrn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Dohrn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Dohrn's were Farmers.

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Dohrn Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Dohrn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dohrn in 1962 was 72, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dohrn

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