Dornan Family History

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Dornan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dornáin or Ó Doirnín ‘descendant of Doirnín’, a byname from a diminutive of dorn ‘fist’.

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


Similar surnames: Doran, Donnan, Dorgan, Doonan, Toran, Horgan, Honan, Moran, Boran

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Dornan Family Origin

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Dornan Family Occupations

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  • Carter

    5%
  • Ag. Lab

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bookbinder

    3%

In 1881, the most common Dornan occupation in the UK was Carter. 5% of Dornan's were Carters. A less common occupation for the Dornan family was Bookbinder. Carter, Ag. Lab and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dornan.

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Dornan Historical Records

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Dornan Life Expectancy

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