Dorrough Family History

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Dorrough Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dorrah, an Ulster variant of Irish Darragh.

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


Similar surnames: Dorroh, Dorough, Darrough, Darroch, Burrough, Crough, Dorris

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Dorrough Family Origin

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Dorrough Family Occupations

What did your Dorrough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorrough. The most common Dorrough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dorrough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dorrough family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Keeps House

    11%

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

Dorrough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorrough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorrough 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 Dorrough. 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 Dorrough. For the veterans among your Dorrough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorrough Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorrough lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dorrough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dorrough in 1954 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorrough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorrough 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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