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Dorrance Family Origin

Where is the Dorrance family from?

Dorrance Family Occupations

What did your Dorrance ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dorrance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Dorrance's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorrance. A less common occupation for the Dorrance family was Gentleman.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%
  • Gentleman

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dorrance ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dorrance Historical Records

What Dorrance family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorrance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorrance census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dorrance

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dorrance. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dorrance. For the veterans among your Dorrance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorrance Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorrance lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dorrance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dorrance in 1951 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorrance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorrance ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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