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Donlon Family History

Donlon Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Domhnalláin ‘descendant of Domhnallán’, a diminutive of the personal name Domhnall, Anglicized in Ireland as Donall or Daniel and in Scotland as Donald.

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

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22,259 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,039 Military Records
3,690 Immigration Records
16,312 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Donlon Families

  • Number of Donlon families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Donlon families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Donlon families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Donlon Family Origin

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Donlon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Donlon

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Donlon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Donlon Civil War Service Records

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