Doan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Doane. Vietnamese ({D-}oàn): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Don, Dwan, Dean, Doran, Roan, Moan, Coan, Doak, Dan, Boal

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Doan Family Origin

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Doan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Doan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 51% of Doan's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doan. A less common occupation for the Doan family was Carpenter.

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Doan Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Doan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Doan in 1950 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doan

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