Dory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dorey. Hungarian (Dory): habitational name for someone from a place called Dör in Sopron county or Dér in Baranya county.

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


Similar surnames: Dery, Doby, Dore, Ory, Mory, Dobry, Lory, Dury, Mori, Dorn

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Dory Family Origin

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Dory Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Engineer

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dory family was Servant. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dory. The most common Dory occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dory's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dory | Data not to scale

Dory Historical Records

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Dory Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Dory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Dory in 1944 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dory

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