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Donais Name Meaning

French: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a respelling of Daunay, a habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from a place named Aunay, for example in Calvados, Eure, and Orne. The place name is derived from aune ‘alder’.

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


Similar surnames: Doris, Danis, Jonas, Dunay, Drass, Denis, Dais, Donat, Dennis, Dorais

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Donais Family Origin

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Donais Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • In Cotton Mill

    25%
  • Knife Grinder

    25%

In 1880, the most common Donais occupation in the USA was Butcher. 25% of Donais's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Donais family was Knife Grinder. Butcher, Farmer and In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donais.

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Donais Life Expectancy

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