Doonan Family History

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Doonan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnáin ‘descendant of Dúnán’, which is a pet form of a longer name beginning with dun ‘fortress’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnáin (see Donnan).

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


Similar surnames: Donnan, Honan, Dornan, Noonan, Coonan, Moonan, Goonan, Dolan, Dona

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Doonan Family Origin

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Doonan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • School

    17%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • British Pensionier

    6%

In 1881, the most common Doonan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Doonan's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doonan. A less common occupation for the Doonan family was British Pensionier.

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Doonan Historical Records

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Doonan Life Expectancy

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