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Reduced Anglicized form of Irish Ó Dubháin (“descendant of Dubhán”), a diminutive of dubh (“black”), or a reduced Anglicized form of Ó Damháin (“descendant of Damhán”), from a diminutive of damh (“ox, stag”).
Doane (plural Doanes)
- A surname, from Irish.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Doane is the 5356th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 6501 individuals. Doane is most common among White (93.42%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Doane”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN