Donaphin Family History

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Donaphin 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: Dolphin, Donathan, Dauphin, Jonathan, Monahan, Donais, Donahue

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Donaphin Family Origin

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Donaphin Family Occupations

What did your Donaphin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donaphin. 34% of Donaphin women worked as a Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
    34%
  • House Keeper
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%

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

Donaphin Historical Records

What Donaphin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 62 census records available for the last name Donaphin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaphin 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Donaphin. 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 16 military records available for the last name Donaphin. For the veterans among your Donaphin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaphin Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaphin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1978, in the United States, Donaphin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Donaphin in 1962 was 51, and 61 in 1978.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaphin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaphin 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.

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