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Dorland Name Meaning

French: probably a variant of Douland, a habitational name for someone from Doullens in the Somme, from an old form of the place name.

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

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Dorland Family Origin

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Dorland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorland. A less common occupation for the Dorland family was Laborer. The most common Dorland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Dorland's were Farmers.

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Dorland Life Expectancy

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