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Dooner Family History

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

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7,284 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,091 Military Records
1,313 Immigration Records
5,696 Census and Voter Lists
8,044 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dooner Families

  • Number of Dooner families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dooner families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dooner families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dooner census records

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Dooner Family Origin

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Dooner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dooner

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Dooner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dooner census records

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Dooner Civil War Service Records

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