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The nationality of Dorr can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dorr may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Dorr Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dorr come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Dorr originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Often these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Dorr Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Surnames like Dorr change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dorr were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dorr. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dorr surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

Last names similar to Dorr

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