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Donaldson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Donald, often representing a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill (see McDonald).

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

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Donaldson Family Origin

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Donaldson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donaldson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donaldson. The most common Donaldson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Donaldson's were Farmers.

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Donaldson Historical Records

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Donaldson Life Expectancy

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