Donelin Family History

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Donelin 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: Donelan, Donlin, Doolin, Dolin, Donlon, Donegan, Conklin, Copelin

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Donelin Family Origin

Where is the Donelin family from?

Donelin Family Occupations

What did your Donelin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donelin occupation in the USA was Engineer. 17% of Donelin's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Donelin family was Laborer. Engineer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donelin.

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  • Engineer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Donelin Historical Records

What Donelin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 487 census records available for the last name Donelin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donelin 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Donelin. 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 53 military records available for the last name Donelin. For the veterans among your Donelin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donelin Life Expectancy

What is the average Donelin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Donelin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Donelin in 1960 was 54, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donelin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donelin 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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