Donedson Family History

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Donedson 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: Donelson, Donaldson, Donson, Dodson, Donalson, London, Nelson, Condon

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Donedson Family Origin

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Donedson Family Occupations

What did your Donedson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Driner and Gwestigator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donedson. 34% of Donedson men worked as a Driner and 50% of Donedson women worked as a Gwestigator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donedson were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Driner
    34%
  • Estimator
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Gwestigator
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Donedson Historical Records

What Donedson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Donedson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donedson 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Donedson. 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 Donedson. For the veterans among your Donedson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donedson Life Expectancy

What is the average Donedson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donedson 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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