Doris Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhruis (earlier Ó Dubhrosa), ‘descendant of Dubhros’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ros ‘wood’. French: habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from Oris-en-Rattier, Isère.

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

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Doris Family Origin

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Doris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doris. The most common Doris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Doris's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doris family was Carpenter.

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Between 1952 and 2004, Doris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Doris in 1952 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doris

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