Donafo Family History

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Donafo 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: Donato, Donaho, Donat, Monaco, Donais, Dona, Dorado, Bonato, Bonano

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Donafo Family Origin

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Donafo Family Occupations

What did your Donafo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Brick Burner and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donafo. 50% of Donafo women worked as a Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Brick Burner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer

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

Donafo Historical Records

What Donafo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Donafo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donafo 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 Donafo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Donafo. For the veterans among your Donafo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donafo Life Expectancy

What is the average Donafo lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donafo 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 Donafo

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