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Dando Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Aunou-le-Faucon in Orne Normandy with fused preposition. Aunou was named for an alder grove from Latin alnus ‘alder’ + the Gaulish suffix -avum. In medieval England d'Aunou developed an intrusive -d- giving Dando. The surname was sometimes confused with d'Aunay or d'Auney (see Delaney ).

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


Similar surnames: Sando, Pando, Sand, Lande, Canto, Dano, Danzi, Dade, Dandy, Lando

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Where is the Dando family from?

You can see how Dando families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dando family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dando families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 307 Dando families living in Somerset. This was about 26% of all the recorded Dando's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Dando families in 1891.
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What did your Dando ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dando. 10% of Dando men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 69% of Dando women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dando were Colliery Hewer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    10%
  • General Labourer
    10%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Colliery Hewer Heavy Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dando. For the veterans among your Dando ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dando lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dando life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dando in 1958 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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