Dontson Family History

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Dontson 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: Donson, Dotson, Denton, Dunton, Danton, Ponton, Donlon, Denison

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Dontson Family Origin

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Dontson Family Occupations

What did your Dontson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dontson occupation in the UK was House Keeper. 100% of Dontson's were House Keepers.

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  • House Keeper


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

Dontson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36 census records available for the last name Dontson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dontson 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 Dontson. 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 military records available for the last name Dontson. For the veterans among your Dontson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dontson Life Expectancy

What is the average Dontson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dontson 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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