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Dorward Name Meaning

Scottish: status name from Old English duru-weard ‘doorkeeper’, ‘porter’. In medieval Scotland the office of king’s doorward was one of considerable honor. Americanized form of German Dorwart.

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


Similar surnames: Dorwart, Forward, Dormer, Dollar, Howard, Dorland, Dollard, Coward

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Dorward Family Origin

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Dorward Family Occupations

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  • Flour Miller

    100%

In 1881, the most common Dorward occupation in Canada was Flour Miller. 100% of Dorward's were Flour Millers.

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