Doane Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, meaning ‘the little black one’, a common name in the 16th century in southern Ireland, or Ó Damháin ‘descendant of Damhán’ meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’, a rare Ulster name. See also Devine.

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

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Doane Family Origin

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Doane Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doane. The most common Doane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Doane's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doane family was Laborer.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Doane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Doane in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doane

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