Danna Family History

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Danna Name Meaning

French (also D’Anna): apparently a metronymic from the female personal name Anna, although Debrabandere suggests it may be a dialect form of the surname Dannau, from Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Hanna, Anna, Dann, Dana, Sanna, Nanna, Manna, Donna, Daane, Dinn

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Danna Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Danna name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Danna. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Danna Family Origin

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Danna Family Occupations

What did your Danna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Danna family was Agt. Nitro Glycerin. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danna. The most common Danna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Danna's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Agt. Nitro Glycerin


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

Danna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Danna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danna 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Danna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Danna. For the veterans among your Danna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danna Life Expectancy

What is the average Danna lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Danna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Danna in 1951 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danna 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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