Donawell Family History

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Donawell 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: Longwell, Bonwell, Doswell, Dunwell, Dowell, Donatelli, Conwell

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Donawell Family Origin

Where is the Donawell family from?

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Donawell Family Occupations

What did your Donawell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Corporal was the top reported job for people in the US named Donawell.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Corporal

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

Donawell Historical Records

What Donawell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13 census records available for the last name Donawell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donawell 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Donawell. 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 6 military records available for the last name Donawell. For the veterans among your Donawell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donawell Life Expectancy

What is the average Donawell lifespan?

Between 1988 and 1997, in the United States, Donawell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Donawell in 1988 was 74, and 72 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donawell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donawell 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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