Donna Name Meaning

Italian: metronymic from the medieval personal name Donna, from the appellative and title of respect meaning ‘mistress’ (from Latin domina).

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


Similar surnames: Dona, Danna, Don, Monda, Hanna, Bona, Dina, Nanna, Diana, Donis

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Donna Family Origin

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Donna Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Liquor Dealer

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donna family was Tailor. Cooper, Laborer and Liquor Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donna. The most common Donna occupation in the USA was Cooper. 25% of Donna's were Coopers.

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Donna Historical Records

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Donna Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Donna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Donna in 1959 was 63, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donna

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