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Dworkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Dvoyre (from the Hebrew name Devorah, literally ‘bee’, whence English Deborah). The name Devorah was borne in the Bible by Rebecca’s nurse (Genesis 35:8) and by a prophetess and judge (Judges 4:4). The popularity of the Yiddish name is due largely to the latter.

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


Similar surnames: Dobkin, Orkin, Sorkin, Dobrin, Dorin, Dvorkin, Sirkin, Darin, Drain

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dworkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dworkin in 1958 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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