Doran Family History

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Doran Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deoradháin ‘descendant of Deoradhán’, a byname representing a diminutive of deoradh ‘pilgrim’, ‘stranger’, ‘exile’. English: variant of Durant.

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

Similar surnames: Dorgan, Dornan, Toran, Moran, Foran, Horan, Boran, Dolan, Corgan

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Doran Family Origin

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Doran Family Occupations

What did your Doran ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Doran. 38% of Doran men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Doran women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doran were Engineer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Income
  • Teacher

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

Doran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 162,000 census records available for the last name Doran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doran 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 33,000 immigration records available for the last name Doran. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Doran. For the veterans among your Doran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doran Life Expectancy

What is the average Doran lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Doran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Doran in 1943 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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