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Doonan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnáin ‘descendant of Dúnán’, which is a pet form of a longer name beginning with dun ‘fortress’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnáin (see Donnan).

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


Similar surnames: Donnan, Honan, Dornan, Noonan, Coonan, Moonan, Goonan, Dolan, Dona

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Doonan Family Origin

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Doonan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Alkali Lab

    5%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doonan family was Bricklayers Labourer. Labourer, Alkali Lab and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doonan. The most common Doonan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Doonan's were Labourers.

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Doonan Historical Records

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Doonan Life Expectancy

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