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Danos Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Anos in Pyrénées Atlantiques. Hungarian (Dános): from a pet form of the personal name Dániel (see Dan).

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

Similar surnames: Danis, Dano, Banos, Janos, Nanos, Panos, Manos, Palos, Dragos, Danks

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Where is the Danos family from?

You can see how Danos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danos family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Danos families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Danos family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Danos's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Danos families in 1840.
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What did your Danos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danos. 38% of Danos men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Trapperfisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Danos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 627 immigration records available for the last name Danos. 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 Cards

There are 767 military records available for the last name Danos. For the veterans among your Danos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danos lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Danos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Danos in 1946 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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