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Dornon Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dornan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Downin, Dorroh, Doran, Dornan, Torson, Dorian, Jordon, Dorman, Dolton

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Where is the Dornon family from?

You can see how Dornon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dornon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dornon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Dornon families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Dornon's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dornon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dornon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dornon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dornon. 40% of Dornon men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Dornon women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dornon were Bookkeeper and Seamstress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Secretary
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dornon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dornon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 117 immigration records available for the last name Dornon. 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 Cards

There are 264 military records available for the last name Dornon. For the veterans among your Dornon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dornon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dornon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dornon in 1957 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

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