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Dort Name Meaning

German: possibly from Dorten, a metronymic from the female personal name Dorothea (see Dorothy). Dutch: habitational name from a reduced form of Dordrecht.

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


Similar surnames: Dora, Kort, Doro, Dott, Ort, Dore, Dorst, Dorn, Dost, Mort

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Dort Family Origin

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Dort Family Occupations

What did your Dort ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Stone Mason and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dort. The most common Dort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Dort's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dort family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • House Painter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Dort Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dort Life Expectancy

What is the average Dort lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dort in 1958 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dort 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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