Donaphen Family History

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Donaphen 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: Donathan, Donahey, Donaghey, Donaher, Jonathan, Monahan, Donahue

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Donaphen Family Origin

Where is the Donaphen family from?

Donaphen Family Occupations

What did your Donaphen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donaphen occupation in the USA was Labourer. 50% of Donaphen's were Labourers. Labourer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donaphen.

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Miner

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Donaphen Historical Records

What Donaphen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20 census records available for the last name Donaphen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaphen 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 Donaphen. 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 5 military records available for the last name Donaphen. For the veterans among your Donaphen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaphen Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaphen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaphen 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 Donaphen

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