Dunnavant Family History

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Dunnavant Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Donovan. Compare Dunavant.

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

Similar surnames: Dunavant, Dunevant, Dunavan, Dunivan, Donavan, Dunavin, Dunnagan

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Dunnavant Family Origin

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Dunnavant Family Occupations

What did your Dunnavant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunnavant family was Farm Laborer. The most common Dunnavant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Dunnavant's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunnavant.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dunnavant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dunnavant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dunnavant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunnavant 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Dunnavant. 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 Dunnavant. For the veterans among your Dunnavant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunnavant Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunnavant lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dunnavant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dunnavant in 1953 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunnavant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunnavant ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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