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Door Family History

Door Surname Meaning

English (Middlesex): variant of Dore . Alternatively an Americanized form of German Dorr (Dörr).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Doom, Coor, Boor, Roof, Doar, Foor, Moor, Dore, Poor, Hoof

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Where is the Door family from?

You can see how Door families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Door family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Door families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Door families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Door's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Door families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Door surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Door ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Door. 100% of Door men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Door. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Door census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 547 immigration records available for the last name Door. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Door. For the veterans among your Door ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Door lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Door life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Door in 1963 was 71, and 92 in 2004.

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