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Dones Name Meaning

Catalan: possibly from the plural of Catalan dona ‘lady’, ‘woman’, perhaps alluding to a convent.

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


Similar surnames: Mones, Fones, Donis, Downes, Done, Doles, Domes, Fontes, Doten

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Dones Family Origin

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Dones Family Occupations

What did your Dones ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dones family was Grocer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dones. The most common Dones occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Dones's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

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Dones Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dones. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dones 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 Dones. 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 Dones. For the veterans among your Dones ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dones Life Expectancy

What is the average Dones lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dones life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dones in 1952 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dones

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dones 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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