Dontell Family History

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Dontell 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: Donnell, Donnelly, Bonwell, Bortell, Montella, Antell, Dovell

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Dontell Family Origin

Where is the Dontell family from?

Dontell Family Occupations

What did your Dontell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dontell occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Fact.. 100% of Dontell's were Works In Cotton Fact.s.

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  • Works In Cotton Fact.


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

Dontell Historical Records

What Dontell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 108 census records available for the last name Dontell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dontell 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Dontell. 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 10 military records available for the last name Dontell. For the veterans among your Dontell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dontell Life Expectancy

What is the average Dontell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1991, in the United States, Dontell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Dontell in 1962 was 87, and 81 in 1991.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dontell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dontell 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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