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Doersam Name Meaning

North German (Dörsam): of uncertain derivation, but possibly a nickname from Middle Low German dor ‘fool’, ‘mentally ill person’ + the adjectival suffix -sam.

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


Similar surnames: Dorsch, Wersal, Doerksen, Dorst, Ehrsam, Roers, Deerman, Moers, Diers

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Doersam Family Origin

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Doersam Family Occupations

What did your Doersam ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doersam family was N J. The most common Doersam occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 14% of Doersam's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Cooper and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doersam.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%
  • N J

    14%

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Doersam Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Doersam ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Doersam Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Doersam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Doersam in 1957 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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