Donavin Family History

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Donavin 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: Donavan, Dunavin, Donovan, Donais, Davin, Donadio, Dunagin, Donati

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Donavin Family Origin

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Donavin Family Occupations

What did your Donavin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Accountant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donavin. 15% of Donavin men worked as a Salesman and 8% of Donavin women worked as an Accountant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donavin were Attendant and Graduate Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Assistant
    5%
  • Attendant
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Accountant
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Dining R Supt
    8%
  • Graduate Nurse
    8%

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

Donavin Historical Records

What Donavin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Donavin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donavin 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 140 immigration records available for the last name Donavin. 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 425 military records available for the last name Donavin. For the veterans among your Donavin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donavin Life Expectancy

What is the average Donavin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Donavin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Donavin in 1962 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donavin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donavin 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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