Dortch Family History

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Dortch Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Dorsch.

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


Similar surnames: Dorsch, Partch, Bertch, Borsch, Bartch, Deutch, Dosch, Patch, Borth

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Dortch Family Origin

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Dortch Family Occupations

What did your Dortch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dortch. The most common Dortch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Dortch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dortch family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    6%

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

Dortch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dortch Life Expectancy

What is the average Dortch lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dortch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dortch in 1941 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dortch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dortch 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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