Donate Family History

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Donate 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: Donat, Donato, Onate, Donath, Donati, Conte, Monte, Date, Donze

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Donate Family Origin

Where is the Donate family from?

Donate Family Occupations

What did your Donate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donate occupation in the UK was Life Insurance Agent. 50% of Donate's were Life Insurance Agents. Life Insurance Agent and Pianoforte Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donate.

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  • Life Insurance Agent

  • Pianoforte Maker


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

Donate Historical Records

What Donate family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Donate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donate 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Donate. 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 177 military records available for the last name Donate. For the veterans among your Donate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donate Life Expectancy

What is the average Donate lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Donate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Donate in 1956 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donate 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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