Donellson Family History

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Donellson 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, Donnellon, Donalson, Nelson, Donlon, Bonello

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Donellson Family Origin

Where is the Donellson family from?

Donellson Family Occupations

What did your Donellson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Conductor was the top reported job for people in the US named Donellson. 25% of Donellson men worked as a Conductor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Conductor
    25%
  • Foreman
    25%
  • Overseer W P A
    25%
  • Tester
    25%

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

Donellson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 112 census records available for the last name Donellson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donellson 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 Donellson. 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 16 military records available for the last name Donellson. For the veterans among your Donellson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donellson Life Expectancy

What is the average Donellson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donellson 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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