Donawsky Family History

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Donawsky 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: Donarski, Donaway, Dobransky, Konarski, Donais, Morawski, Kovalsky

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Donawsky Family Origin

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Donawsky Family Occupations

What did your Donawsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Holder Opeartor and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donawsky.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Holder Opeartor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beauty Operator

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

Donawsky Historical Records

What Donawsky family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8 census records available for the last name Donawsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donawsky 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Donawsky. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Donawsky. For the veterans among your Donawsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donawsky Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donawsky 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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