Dorris Family History

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Dorris Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doris. Possibly in some instances a respelling of German Dörries (see Dorries) or French Doris.

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

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Dorris Family Origin

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Dorris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Dorris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Dorris's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dorris family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorris.

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Dorris Historical Records

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Dorris Life Expectancy

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Famous Dorris Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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