Donels Family History

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Donels 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: Dones, Mones, Fones, Jones, Doles, Donais, Boness, Danes, Dovell

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Donels Family Origin

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Donels Family Occupations

What did your Donels ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dep Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donels. 34% of Donels men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Athletic Crack
    9%
  • Coal Loader
    9%
  • Corporal
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dep Clerk
    100%

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

Donels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 284 census records available for the last name Donels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donels 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Donels. 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 32 military records available for the last name Donels. For the veterans among your Donels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donels Life Expectancy

What is the average Donels lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1999, in the United States, Donels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Donels in 1973 was 71, and 87 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donels 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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