Dones Family History

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Dones Name Meaning

Catalan: possibly from the plural of Catalan dona ‘lady’, ‘woman’, perhaps alluding to a convent.

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

Similar surnames: Mones, Fones, Donis, Downes, Done, Doles, Domes, Fontes, Doten

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Dones Family Origin

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Dones Family Occupations

What did your Dones ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dones family was Grainer. The most common Dones occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 30% of Dones's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Agricultural Laborer and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dones.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Grainer


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

Dones Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dones. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dones 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dones. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dones. For the veterans among your Dones ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dones Life Expectancy

What is the average Dones lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dones life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dones in 1952 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dones

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dones 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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