Doane Family History

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Doane Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, meaning ‘the little black one’, a common name in the 16th century in southern Ireland, or Ó Damháin ‘descendant of Damhán’ meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’, a rare Ulster name. See also Devine.

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


Similar surnames: Dane, Duane, Doyne, Deane, Dore, Coan, Dwan, Downes, Shane, Dade

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Doane Family Origin

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Doane Family Occupations

What did your Doane ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colly Storeman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Doane. 8% of Doane men worked as a Colly Storeman and 52% of Doane women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doane were Boot Heel Attaching Heavy W and Cigarette Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colly Storeman
    8%
  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Agricultural Tool Maker Whidfletree Fitter
    4%
  • Boot Heel Attaching Heavy W
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Household Duties Unpaid
    7%
  • Boot Machinist
    4%
  • Cigarette Machinist
    4%

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

Doane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Doane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doane census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Doane. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Doane. For the veterans among your Doane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doane Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Doane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Doane in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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