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Where is the Dorey family from?
You can see how Dorey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dorey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dorey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 155 Dorey families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 57% of all the recorded Dorey's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Dorey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dorey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dorey. 25% of Dorey men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Dorey women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dorey were Laborer and Cashier.