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Dorfman Name Meaning

German (Dorfmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a villager or a countryman, literally ‘village man’, from Middle High German dorf ‘village’, Middle Low German dorp; German Dorf. Low German names were often standardized, i.e. adapted to High German Dorf.

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


Similar surnames: Corfman, Dorman, Derman, Wortman, Koffman, Ortman, Kornman, Roffman

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Dorfman Family Origin

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Dorfman Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Dorfman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Dorfman's were Laborers.

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Dorfman Historical Records

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Dorfman Life Expectancy

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