Dona Name Meaning

Italian (Donà): Venetian variant of Donato. Southern Italian: from a reduced form of Adona, feminine form of Adone. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Donát (see Donath). Catalan: perhaps from dona ‘lady’, ‘woman’.

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

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Dona Family Origin

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Dona Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Dona occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Dona's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dona family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dona.

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Dona Historical Records

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Dona Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Dona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dona in 1962 was 72, and 54 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dona

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