Donze Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Donze Name Meaning

French (Donzé): according to Morlet, a Corsican variant of Italian Donzelli, from Old Italian donzello, denoting a young man of noble birth in the service of a king, used as a nickname for a mannered or effeminate man. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch donst, donse ‘down’, ‘downy hair on the chin’.

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

Similar surnames: Conte, Longe, Dole, Ponce, Danza, Donat, Danz, Ponzo, Monge, Boze

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Donze Family Origin

Where is the Donze family from?

Donze Family Occupations

What did your Donze ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donze. 10% of Donze men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Donze women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donze were Manager and Maid

View Census data for Donze | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Waitress
  • Maid

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

Donze Historical Records

What Donze family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Donze. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donze census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Donze

Passenger List

There are 415 immigration records available for the last name Donze. 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.

View all Donze immigration records

Draft Card

There are 478 military records available for the last name Donze. For the veterans among your Donze ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Donze military records

You've only scratched the surface of Donze family history.

Donze Life Expectancy

What is the average Donze lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Donze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Donze in 1963 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donze

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donze 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 Donze Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name