Dontin Family History

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Dontin 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: Dantin, Dowtin, Donkin, Donlin, Dobrin, Dustin, Denton, Dunton

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Dontin Family Origin

Where is the Dontin family from?

Dontin Family Occupations

What did your Dontin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dontin occupation in the UK was Ship Yard Lab. 100% of Dontin's were Ship Yard Labs.

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  • Ship Yard Lab


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

Dontin Historical Records

What Dontin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 68 census records available for the last name Dontin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dontin 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Dontin. 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 7 military records available for the last name Dontin. For the veterans among your Dontin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dontin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dontin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dontin 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 Dontin

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