Donn Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Dunn. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Don.

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


Similar surnames: Don, Sonn, Done, Down, Bonn, Dunn, Dolin, Honn, Dona, Dorn

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Donn Family Origin

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Donn Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    16%
  • Crofter

    6%
  • General Serv

    6%
  • Army Pensoner

    3%

In 1881, the most common Donn occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 16% of Donn's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Donn family was Army Pensoner. Fisherman, Crofter and General Serv were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donn.

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Donn Historical Records

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Donn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Donn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Donn in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donn

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