Door Family History

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Door Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of the English topographic name Dore. Alternatively an Americanized form of the German cognate Tür.

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

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

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Door Family Origin

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Door Family Occupations

What did your Door ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Door occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Door's were Farmers. Farmer and Machinest were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Door.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinest


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Door ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Door Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Door Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Door ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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