Donath Family History

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Donath Name Meaning

German: variant of Donat. Hungarian (Donáth): variant of Donát (see Donat).

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


Similar surnames: Donat, Ponath, Dona, Donato, Conrath, Konrath, Horath, Porth, Doney

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Donath Family Origin

Where is the Donath family from?

Donath Family Occupations

What did your Donath ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Donath ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Donath Historical Records

What Donath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donath census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Donath

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Donath. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Donath. For the veterans among your Donath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donath Life Expectancy

What is the average Donath lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Donath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Donath in 1951 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donath ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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