Dooner Family History

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Dooner Name Meaning

German: variant of Donner. Irish (Counties Roscommon and Leitrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnabhra, Ó Donnabhair ‘descendant of Dúnabhra’, from donn ‘brown’ + abhra ‘eyebrow’.

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

Similar surnames: Downes, Looney, Cooney, Downey, Dormer, Rooney, Donner, Doyne, Dooney

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Dooner Family Origin

Where is the Dooner family from?

Dooner Family Occupations

What did your Dooner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dooner occupation in the UK was Baker (Journeyman). 13% of Dooner's were Baker (Journeyman)s. A less common occupation for the Dooner family was Cotton Operative. Baker (Journeyman), Captn 108th Reg and Clock Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dooner.

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  • Baker (Journeyman)

  • Captn 108th Reg

  • Clock Dealer

  • Cotton Operative


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

Dooner Historical Records

What Dooner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dooner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dooner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dooner. 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 Dooner. For the veterans among your Dooner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dooner Life Expectancy

What is the average Dooner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dooner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dooner in 1958 was 38, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dooner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dooner 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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