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Mcdorman Name Meaning

Irish: perhaps an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dornáin ‘descendant of Doirnín’, a byname from a diminutive of dorn ‘fist’. Compare Dornan. However, this may alternatively be an irregularly formed patronymic from the English surname Dorman, which is well established in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Gorman, Mcmorran, Dorman, Mckeeman, Cloran, Dorgan, Mccartan, Corban

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Mcdorman Family Origin

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Mcdorman Family Occupations

What did your Mcdorman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcdorman. 16% of Mcdorman men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Mcdorman women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcdorman were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcdorman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcdorman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdorman 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Mcdorman. 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 Mcdorman. For the veterans among your Mcdorman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdorman Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdorman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdorman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mcdorman in 1959 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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