Donachie Family History

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Donachie Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Donahue, Donahoe, Donaghue, Donais, Joachim, Mcconachie, Donadio

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Donachie Family Origin

Where is the Donachie family from?

Donachie Family Occupations

What did your Donachie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Donachie family was Coal Trimmer. Coal Miner, House Keeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donachie. The most common Donachie occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Donachie's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • House Keeper

  • Labourer

  • Coal Trimmer


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

Donachie Historical Records

What Donachie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donachie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donachie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Donachie

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Donachie. 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 585 military records available for the last name Donachie. For the veterans among your Donachie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donachie Life Expectancy

What is the average Donachie lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Donachie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Donachie in 1961 was 78, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donachie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donachie 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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