Donagan Family History

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Donagan 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: Donegan, Dunagan, Donigan, Donavan, Dragan, Monahan, Donovan, Cohagan

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Donagan Family Origin

Where is the Donagan family from?

Donagan Family Occupations

What did your Donagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dividend, Formerly Tailoress and Grocer Shopkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donagan. A less common occupation for the Donagan family was Hair Dresser. The most common Donagan occupation in the UK was Dividend. 13% of Donagan's were Dividends.

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  • Dividend

  • Formerly Tailoress

  • Grocer Shopkeeper

  • Hair Dresser


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

Donagan Historical Records

What Donagan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Donagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donagan 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 Donagan

Passenger List

There are 496 immigration records available for the last name Donagan. 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 317 military records available for the last name Donagan. For the veterans among your Donagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Donagan lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Donagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Donagan in 1966 was 60, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donagan 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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