Donas Family History

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Donas 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: Jonas, Donat, Donais, Dona, Donis, Dones, Lonas, Domas, Don, Dana

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Donas Family Origin

Where is the Donas family from?

Donas Family Occupations

What did your Donas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Donas's were Farmers. Farmer, Domestic Servant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donas. A less common occupation for the Donas family was Seamstress.

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  • Farmer

  • Domestic Servant

  • Keeping House

  • Seamstress


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

Donas Historical Records

What Donas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 800 census records available for the last name Donas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donas 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Donas. 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 79 military records available for the last name Donas. For the veterans among your Donas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donas Life Expectancy

What is the average Donas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1999, in the United States, Donas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Donas in 1962 was 69, and 64 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donas 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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