Dongate Family History

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Dongate 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: Tongate, Donat, Donato, Hungate, Wingate, Colgate, Onate, Holgate

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Dongate Family Origin

Where is the Dongate family from?

Dongate Family Occupations

What did your Dongate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dongate occupation in the UK was Carman. 100% of Dongate's were Carmans.

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  • Carman


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

Dongate Historical Records

What Dongate family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38 census records available for the last name Dongate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dongate 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Dongate. 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 Dongate. For the veterans among your Dongate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dongate Life Expectancy

What is the average Dongate lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dongate 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dongate

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