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Dorko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Dorkó): from a pet form of the female personal name Dorottya, Hungarian form of Dorothy.

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


Similar surnames: Doro, Berko, Marko, Ferko, Dacko, Arko, Dort, Barko, Bojko, Toro

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Where is the Dorko family from?

You can see how Dorko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dorko family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Dorko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Dorko families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Dorko's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dorko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dorko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dorko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dorko. 39% of Dorko men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Dorko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorko were Truck Driver and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Miner
    34%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dorko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorko census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 547 immigration records available for the last name Dorko. 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 Cards

There are 453 military records available for the last name Dorko. For the veterans among your Dorko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dorko lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dorko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dorko in 1948 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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