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Dornan Family History

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

45,679 Historical Documents with Dornan on Ancestry.com
13,408 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,700 Military Records
1,906 Immigration Records
10,552 Census and Voter Lists
18,113 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dornan Families

  • Number of Dornan families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dornan families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dornan families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dornan census records

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Dornan Family Origin

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Dornan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dornan

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Dornan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dornan census records

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Dornan Civil War Service Records

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