Donaver Family History

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Donaver 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: Donaher, Dover, Conover, Deaver, Donner, Doner, Denver, Danaher

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Donaver Family Origin

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Donaver Family Occupations

What did your Donaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Brewer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donaver. 15% of Donaver men worked as a Brewer and 50% of Donaver women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donaver were Mechanic and House Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Brewer
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Lawyer
    15%
  • Mechanic
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • House Wife
    50%

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

Donaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74 census records available for the last name Donaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaver 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Donaver. 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 13 military records available for the last name Donaver. For the veterans among your Donaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaver Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaver 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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