Doonan Family History

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Doonan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnáin ‘descendant of Dúnán’, which is a pet form of a longer name beginning with dun ‘fortress’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnáin (see Donnan).

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


Similar surnames: Donnan, Honan, Dornan, Noonan, Coonan, Moonan, Goonan, Dolan, Dona

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Doonan Family Origin

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Doonan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doonan family was Shoemaker. The most common Doonan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Doonan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doonan.

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Doonan Historical Records

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Doonan Life Expectancy

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