Dorley Family History

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Dorley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Dorley Family Origin

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Dorley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorley. A less common occupation for the Dorley family was Carpenter. The most common Dorley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Dorley's were Farmers.

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Dorley Life Expectancy

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Famous Dorley Family

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