Doris Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhruis (earlier Ó Dubhrosa), ‘descendant of Dubhros’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ros ‘wood’. French: habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, denoting someone from Oris-en-Rattier, Isère.

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


Similar surnames: Duris, Oris, Boris, Dorin, Dort, Loris, Corris, Doig, Donis, Dobis

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Doris Family Origin

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Doris Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Doris occupation in Canada was Laborer. 38% of Doris's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Doris family was Farm Worker. Laborer, Apprente Cordonnier and Commis were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doris.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Apprente Cordonnier

    13%
  • Commis

    13%
  • Farm Worker

    13%

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Doris Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Doris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Doris in 1952 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

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