Donna Family History

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Donna Name Meaning

Italian: metronymic from the medieval personal name Donna, from the appellative and title of respect meaning ‘mistress’ (from Latin domina).

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


Similar surnames: Dona, Danna, Don, Monda, Hanna, Bona, Dina, Nanna, Diana, Donis

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Donna Family Origin

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Donna Family Occupations

What did your Donna ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donna. The most common Donna occupation in Canada was Farmer. 80% of Donna's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farmer Son

    20%

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

Donna Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Donna Life Expectancy

What is the average Donna lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Donna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Donna in 1959 was 63, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donna 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.

Famous Donna Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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