Donis Name Meaning

Catalan (Donís): from the personal name Donís, a Valencian variant of Dionís, a vernacular form of Dionysius (see Dennis). Italian (Piedmont): possibly a variant of Donisi, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Dobis, Denis, Danis, Bonis, Duris, Doris, Enis, Domes, Dones, Annis

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Donis Family Origin

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Donis Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    43%
  • Servant

    29%
  • Potash Maker

    14%
  • Potashmaker

    14%

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In 1881, the most common Donis occupation in Canada was Labourer. 43% of Donis's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Donis family was Potashmaker. Labourer, Servant and Potash Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donis.

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Donis Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Donis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Donis in 1958 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donis

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