Doner Family History

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Doner Name Meaning

German (Döner): occupational name for a musician, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dœnen ‘to sing or play’. Altered spelling of German Döhner (see Dohner).

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


Similar surnames: Boner, Domer, Dower, Doser, Dorer, Donner, Depner, Kober, Kroner

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Doner Family Origin

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Doner Family Occupations

What did your Doner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Doner. 20% of Doner men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Doner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doner were Painter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Doner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Doner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Doner Life Expectancy

What is the average Doner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Doner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Doner in 1952 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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