Donnay Family History

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Donnay Name Meaning

English: variant of Donat. Possibly a respelling of French Donné, also a variant of Donat.

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

Similar surnames: Bonny, Bonney, Dunay, Doney, Donn, Denney, Donham, Donnan, Donat

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Donnay Family Origin

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Donnay Family Occupations

What did your Donnay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donnay. 39% of Donnay men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Donnay women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donnay were Farm Labor and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farm Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Laundress

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

Donnay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Donnay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donnay 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Donnay. 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 153 military records available for the last name Donnay. For the veterans among your Donnay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donnay Life Expectancy

What is the average Donnay lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Donnay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Donnay in 1953 was 52, and 47 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donnay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donnay 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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