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Where is the Dorey family from?
You can see how Dorey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dorey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dorey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Dorey families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Dorey's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Dorey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dorey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dorey. 21% of Dorey men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Dorey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorey were Clerk and Stenographer.