Dorcas Family History

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Dorcas Name Meaning

Irish or English: unexplained.

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

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Dorcas Family Origin

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Dorcas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Dealer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorcas family was Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorcas. The most common Dorcas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Dorcas's were Farmers.

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Dorcas Life Expectancy

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