Donghton Family History

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Donghton 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: Doughton, Houghton, Roughton, Oughton, Boughton, Deighton, Longton

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Donghton Family Origin

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Donghton Family Occupations

What did your Donghton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donghton occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Donghton's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker


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

Donghton Historical Records

What Donghton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28 census records available for the last name Donghton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donghton 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Donghton. 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 military records available for the last name Donghton. For the veterans among your Donghton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donghton Life Expectancy

What is the average Donghton lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donghton 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 Donghton

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