Doheny Family History

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Doheny Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhchonna ‘descendant of Dubhchonna’, a personal name based on dubh ‘black’ + Conna, a pet form of Colmán ‘little dove’.

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


Similar surnames: Dooley, Doherty, Dolen, Dole, Dovey, Dohn, Doren, Mohn, Johann, Bohen

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Doheny Family Origin

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Doheny Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Cotton Sampler

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doheny. A less common occupation for the Doheny family was Cotton Sampler. The most common Doheny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Doheny's were Farmers.

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Doheny Historical Records

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Doheny Life Expectancy

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