Dongray Family History

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Dongray 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: De Gray, Longway, Donnay, Donaway, Dockray, Cosgray, Condray, Donat

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Dongray Family Origin

Where is the Dongray family from?

Dongray Family Occupations

What did your Dongray ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dongray family was Chair Maker Employ 2 Men. The most common Dongray occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 29% of Dongray's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Bookbinder and Cats Meat Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dongray.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Bookbinder

  • Cats Meat Man

  • Chair Maker Employ 2 Men


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

Dongray Historical Records

What Dongray family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dongray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dongray census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dongray

Passenger List

There are 24 immigration records available for the last name Dongray. 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 65 military records available for the last name Dongray. For the veterans among your Dongray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dongray Life Expectancy

What is the average Dongray lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dongray 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 Dongray

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