Dorsa Family History

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Dorsa Name Meaning

Italian: probably of Albanian origin, from Dòrëza, being very frequent in the Albanian settlement Piana degli Albanesi, Sicily.

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

Similar surnames: Borsa, Corsa, Posa, Rosa, Borra, Donna, Morra, Morea, Dura, Gosa

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Dorsa Family Origin

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Dorsa Family Occupations

What did your Dorsa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dorsa. The most common Dorsa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dorsa's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Mill


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dorsa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dorsa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dorsa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorsa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 485 immigration records available for the last name Dorsa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 557 military records available for the last name Dorsa. For the veterans among your Dorsa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorsa Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorsa lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dorsa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dorsa in 1946 was 33, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorsa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorsa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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