Donham Family History

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Donham Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dunham.

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

Similar surnames: Downham, Dunham, Dunnam, Donnay, Derham, Maxham, Doar, Linam, Winham

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Donham Family Origin

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Donham Family Occupations

What did your Donham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer and Plasterer Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donham. The most common Donham occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 50% of Donham's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Plasterer Labourer


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

Donham Historical Records

What Donham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Donham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donham 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 604 immigration records available for the last name Donham. 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 Donham. For the veterans among your Donham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donham Life Expectancy

What is the average Donham lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Donham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Donham in 1953 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donham 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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