Dorais Family History

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Dorais Name Meaning

French: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Donais, Dorris, Doris, Dozois, Moris, Torain, Dais, Dardis, Dorin

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Dorais Family Origin

Where is the Dorais family from?

Dorais Family Occupations

What did your Dorais ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dorais occupation in the USA was Clerk In Hotel. 33% of Dorais's were Clerk In Hotels. Clerk In Hotel and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dorais. A less common occupation for the Dorais family was Work Cotton Mill.

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  • Clerk In Hotel

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Work Cotton Mill

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dorais ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dorais Historical Records

What Dorais family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorais census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dorais

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dorais. 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 Card

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

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Dorais Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorais lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dorais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dorais in 1958 was 68, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorais ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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