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Dorval Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, from either of two places named Orval: in Cher and Manche.

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

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Dorval Family Origin

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Dorval Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Florist Proprietor

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Florist Proprietor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorval. The most common Dorval occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Dorval's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dorval family was Keeps House.

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Dorval Historical Records

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Dorval Life Expectancy

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