Danehy Family History

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Danehy Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Donahue.

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

Similar surnames: Danahy, Dane, Ganey, Raney, Haney, Dunphy, Denehy, Daley, Dally

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Danehy Family Origin

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Danehy Family Occupations

What did your Danehy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Danehy occupation in the USA was Hostler. 25% of Danehy's were Hostlers. Hostler, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danehy. A less common occupation for the Danehy family was Retail Grocer.

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  • Hostler

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


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

Danehy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Danehy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danehy 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Danehy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 260 military records available for the last name Danehy. For the veterans among your Danehy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danehy Life Expectancy

What is the average Danehy lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Danehy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Danehy in 1961 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danehy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danehy 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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