Dontinger Family History

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Dontinger 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: Dentinger, Pottinger, Ottinger, Dollinger, Doniger, Dendinger

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Dontinger Family Origin

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Dontinger Family Occupations

What did your Dontinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chauffeur was the top reported job for people in the US named Dontinger.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Chauffeur

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dontinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8 census records available for the last name Dontinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dontinger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dontinger. 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 Dontinger. For the veterans among your Dontinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dontinger Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dontinger 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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