Dorer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city, from Middle High German tor(e), Middle Low German dore ‘gate’, + the suffix -(e)r, denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Forer, Domer, Dore, Dobler, Doner, Doser, Horner, Sorber, Dorner

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Dorer Family Origin

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Dorer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Dorer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dorer's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorer. A less common occupation for the Dorer family was Engineer.

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Dorer Historical Records

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Dorer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Dorer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Dorer in 1963 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorer

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