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Dorroh Name Meaning

Variant of Dorrah an Ulster variant of Irish Darragh .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Dorrough, Darroch, Darrah, Dorris, Dornon, Darrow, Durrah, Corron

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Where is the Dorroh family from?

You can see how Dorroh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dorroh family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Dorroh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Dorroh families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Dorroh's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Dorroh families in 1840.
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What did your Dorroh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dorroh. 35% of Dorroh men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Dorroh women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorroh were Labor and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dorroh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorroh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 117 immigration records available for the last name Dorroh. 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 Cards

There are 513 military records available for the last name Dorroh. For the veterans among your Dorroh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dorroh lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dorroh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dorroh in 1961 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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