Dunnington Family History

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Dunnington Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Dunnington in East Yorkshire, named from the Old English personal name Dunna + -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Dennington, Cunnington, Kennington, Bennington, Huntington

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Dunnington Family Origin

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Dunnington Family Occupations

What did your Dunnington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Annuitant and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunnington. A less common occupation for the Dunnington family was Ag Lab Hind. The most common Dunnington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Dunnington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Lab Hind

    2%

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

Dunnington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dunnington Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunnington lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dunnington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dunnington in 1952 was 35, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunnington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunnington 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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