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Doroff Name Meaning

Jewish (from Eastern Europe): westernized form of Dorov of uncertain origin or a shortened and altered form of Dorovsky a habitational name from a place called Dary (eastern Belarus).

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


Similar surnames: Dorff, Dorroh, Boruff, Dorow, Shroff, Roloff, Roff, Fornoff, Doro

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Where is the Doroff family from?

You can see how Doroff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doroff family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doroff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Doroff family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Doroff's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Doroff families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doroff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doroff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Doroff. 34% of Doroff men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Doroff women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doroff were Farm Labor and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Farm Labor
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 677 census records available for the last name Doroff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doroff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Doroff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 116 military records available for the last name Doroff. For the veterans among your Doroff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doroff lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Doroff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Doroff in 1942 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

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