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Doncaster Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, named from the river name Don (a Celtic name meaning ‘water’, ‘river’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’.

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


Similar surnames: Lancaster, Dorchester, Worcester, Waycaster, Dunster, Doster, Casler

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Doncaster Family Origin

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Doncaster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • At School

    32%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Dress Maker

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, At School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doncaster. A less common occupation for the Doncaster family was Dress Maker. The most common Doncaster occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Doncaster's were Farmers.

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Doncaster Historical Records

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Doncaster Life Expectancy

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Famous Doncaster Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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