Donaldson Family History

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Donaldson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Donald, often representing a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill (see McDonald).

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


Similar surnames: Donlon, Donald, Nelson, Donalson, Donelan, Condon, Coalson, Dodson

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Donaldson Family Origin

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Donaldson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Student

    6%
  • School

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Donaldson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Donaldson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Donaldson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Student and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donaldson.

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Donaldson Historical Records

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Donaldson Life Expectancy

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