Doneldson Family History

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Doneldson 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: Donaldson, Donelson, Donalson, Nelson, Donlon, Danielson, Dolson

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Doneldson Family Origin

Where is the Doneldson family from?

Doneldson Family Occupations

What did your Doneldson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doneldson occupation in the UK was House Plumber. 100% of Doneldson's were House Plumbers.

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  • House Plumber


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doneldson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Doneldson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Doneldson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doneldson 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Doneldson. 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 121 military records available for the last name Doneldson. For the veterans among your Doneldson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doneldson Life Expectancy

What is the average Doneldson lifespan?

Average Doneldson life expectancy in 1992 was 69 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doneldson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doneldson 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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