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Donald Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McDonald.

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


Similar surnames: Ronald, Mcnall, Ronan, Dona, Mcdonald, Leonard, Dodd, Dolan, Conard

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Donald Family Origin

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Donald Family Occupations

What did your Donald ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donald. A less common occupation for the Donald family was Servant. The most common Donald occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Donald's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Servant

    3%

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

Donald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donald 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Donald. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Donald. For the veterans among your Donald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donald Life Expectancy

What is the average Donald lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Donald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Donald in 1945 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donald 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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