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Dorris Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doris. Possibly in some instances a respelling of German Dörries (see Dorries) or French Doris.

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


Similar surnames: Morris, Duris, Dorries, Doris, Borris, Moris, Garris, Dardis, Burris

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Dorris Family Origin

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Dorris Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    30%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Domestique

    10%
  • Gentleman

    10%

In 1881, the most common Dorris occupation in Canada was Labourer. 30% of Dorris's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Domestique were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorris. A less common occupation for the Dorris family was Gentleman.

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Dorris Historical Records

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Dorris Life Expectancy

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