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Donlon Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Domhnalláin ‘descendant of Domhnallán’, a diminutive of the personal name Domhnall, Anglicized in Ireland as Donall or Daniel and in Scotland as Donald.

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


Similar surnames: Fenlon, Conlon, Hanlon, Donnan, Donelan, Dolen, Dolan, Dunlop, Conlan

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Donlon Family Origin

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Donlon Family Occupations

What did your Donlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donlon. 20% of Donlon men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Donlon women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donlon were Farmer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Maid
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Donlon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Donlon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donlon 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Donlon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Donlon. For the veterans among your Donlon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donlon Life Expectancy

What is the average Donlon lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Donlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Donlon in 1947 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

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