Donathan Family History

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Donathan Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an altered form of Jonathan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Jonathan, Nathan, Lanahan, Hanahan, Oatman, Monahan, Conahan, Banahan

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Donathan Family Origin

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Donathan Family Occupations

What did your Donathan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donathan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Donathan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Donathan family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donathan.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Donathan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donathan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donathan 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Donathan. 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 855 military records available for the last name Donathan. For the veterans among your Donathan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donathan Life Expectancy

What is the average Donathan lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Donathan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Donathan in 1948 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donathan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donathan 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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