Donafin Family History

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Donafin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Donais, Hanafin, Donadio, Dunagin, Donati, Donavan, Donkin, Dunavin

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Donafin Family Origin

Where is the Donafin family from?

Donafin Family Occupations

What did your Donafin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donafin occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Donafin's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Post Mistress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donafin.

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  • Keeping House

  • Post Mistress


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Donafin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Donafin Historical Records

What Donafin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16 census records available for the last name Donafin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donafin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Donafin. 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 2 military records available for the last name Donafin. For the veterans among your Donafin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donafin Life Expectancy

What is the average Donafin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donafin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donafin

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