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Dorrity Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochartaigh (see Doherty).

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


Similar surnames: Garrity, Herrity, Harrity, Doherty, Darity, Corrick, Gorrie, Dorriety

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Dorrity Family Origin

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Dorrity Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Dorrity occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Dorrity's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dorrity family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorrity.

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Dorrity Historical Records

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Dorrity Life Expectancy

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