Doran Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deoradháin ‘descendant of Deoradhán’, a byname representing a diminutive of deoradh ‘pilgrim’, ‘stranger’, ‘exile’. English: variant of Durant.

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

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Doran Family Origin

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Doran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doran. The most common Doran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Doran's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doran family was Carpenter.

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Doran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Doran in 1943 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doran

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