Dorff Family History

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Dorff Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dorf.

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


Similar surnames: Orff, Dorf, Houff, Dory, Doroff, Wolff, Poff, Korff, Darke, Roff

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Dorff Family Origin

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Dorff Family Occupations

What did your Dorff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dorff family was Farming. The most common Dorff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dorff's were Farmers. Farmer, Boat Man and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorff.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Boat Man

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Dorff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dorff. 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 Dorff. For the veterans among your Dorff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorff Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dorff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dorff in 1963 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorff 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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