Donelan Family History

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Donelan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Domhnalláin (see Donlon).

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


Similar surnames: Donegan, Donnellan, Donlon, Donnan, Donovan, Donlan, Conlan, Dolan

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Donelan Family Origin

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Donelan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donelan family was Blacksmith. The most common Donelan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Donelan's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donelan.

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Donelan Historical Records

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Donelan Life Expectancy

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