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Dorrity Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochartaigh (see Doherty).

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


Similar surnames: Garrity, Herrity, Harrity, Doherty, Darity, Corrick, Gorrie, Dorriety

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Dorrity Family Origin

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Dorrity Family Occupations

What did your Dorrity ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorrity. A less common occupation for the Dorrity family was Keeping House. The most common Dorrity occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Dorrity's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Dorrity Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dorrity. 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 Dorrity. For the veterans among your Dorrity ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorrity Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorrity lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dorrity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dorrity in 1958 was 33, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorrity

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorrity 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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