Dunnaway Family History

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Dunnaway Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dunaway.

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

Similar surnames: Dunaway, Gannaway, Ganaway, Donaway, Dunnagan, Dunnuck, Stanaway

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Dunnaway Family Origin

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Dunnaway Family Occupations

What did your Dunnaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunnaway. The most common Dunnaway occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 44% of Dunnaway's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dunnaway family was Coast Guard.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Bricklayer

  • Coast Guard


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

Dunnaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dunnaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunnaway 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 Dunnaway. 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 Dunnaway. For the veterans among your Dunnaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunnaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunnaway lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dunnaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dunnaway in 1963 was 48, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunnaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunnaway 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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