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Doncaster Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, named from the river name Don (a Celtic name meaning ‘water’, ‘river’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’.

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

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Doncaster Family Origin

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Doncaster Family Occupations

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  • Miller

    14%
  • Car Inspector

    7%
  • Clerk In R.R. Shops

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doncaster family was Farmer. Miller, Car Inspector and Clerk In R.R. Shops were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doncaster. The most common Doncaster occupation in the USA was Miller. 14% of Doncaster's were Millers.

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Doncaster Historical Records

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Doncaster Life Expectancy

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