Dory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dorey. Hungarian (Dory): habitational name for someone from a place called Dör in Sopron county or Dér in Baranya county.

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


Similar surnames: Dery, Doby, Dore, Ory, Mory, Dobry, Lory, Dury, Mori, Dorn

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Dory Family Origin

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Dory Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dory family was Servant. Farmer, Navigateur and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dory. The most common Dory occupation in Canada was Farmer. 15% of Dory's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Navigateur

    15%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Servant

    12%

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Dory Historical Records

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Dory Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Dory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Dory in 1944 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

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