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Dorta Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: topographic name from the preposition d(e) ‘from’ + horta ‘garden’ (from Latin hortus), or habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named with this word in Portugal and Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Horta, Orta, Porta, Cotta, Mora, Porto, Rota, Nora, Dorst, Dort

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Dorta Family Origin

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Dorta Family Occupations

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Dorta Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dorta Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dorta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Dorta in 1963 was 87, and 67 in 2004.

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