Dorey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname for a goldsmith or someone with golden hair, from Old French doré ‘golden’ (see Dore 3).

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

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Dorey Family Origin

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Dorey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Book Binder

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorey. A less common occupation for the Dorey family was Book Binder. The most common Dorey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Dorey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dorey | Data not to scale

Dorey Historical Records

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Dorey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Dorey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dorey in 1953 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorey

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