Doner Name Meaning

German (Döner): occupational name for a musician, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dœnen ‘to sing or play’. Altered spelling of German Döhner (see Dohner).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Boner, Domer, Dower, Doser, Dorer, Donner, Depner, Kober, Kroner

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Doner Family Origin

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Doner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doner family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doner. The most common Doner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Doner's were Farmers.

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Doner Historical Records

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Doner Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Doner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Doner in 1952 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doner

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