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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • House Painter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

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Dort Historical Records

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Dort Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dort

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