Doane Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, meaning ‘the little black one’, a common name in the 16th century in southern Ireland, or Ó Damháin ‘descendant of Damhán’ meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’, a rare Ulster name. See also Devine.

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


Similar surnames: Dane, Duane, Doyne, Deane, Dore, Coan, Dwan, Downes, Shane, Dade

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Doane Family Origin

Where is the Doane family from?

SHOW MORE

Doane Family Occupations

What did your Doane ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Fisherman

    25%
  • Student

    24%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1881, the most common Doane occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 25% of Doane's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Doane family was Carpenter. Fisherman, Student and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doane.

Source: Census data for Doane | Data not to scale

Doane Historical Records

What Doane family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Doane ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Doane

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Doane Life Expectancy

What is the average Doane lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doane 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Doane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Doane in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doane

Famous Doane Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name