Dora Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the female personal name Dóra, a short form of Dorottya, Hungarian form of Dorothy. Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Kayasth) name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Bora, Mora, Doro, Dura, Dort, Lora, Dara, Nora, Dona, Kara

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Dora Family Origin

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Dora Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Teamster

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dora occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Dora's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dora. A less common occupation for the Dora family was Carpenter.

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Dora Historical Records

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Dora Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Dora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Dora in 1945 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dora

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