Donagh Family History

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Donagh 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: Donath, Donaghy, Donat, Dong, Donato, Donais, Dona, Onaga, Ponath

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Donagh Family Origin

Where is the Donagh family from?

Donagh Family Occupations

What did your Donagh ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donagh occupation in the UK was Hoist Man. 33% of Donagh's were Hoist Mans. Hoist Man and Masons Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donagh. A less common occupation for the Donagh family was Scholar.

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  • Hoist Man

  • Masons Labourer

  • Scholar


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

Donagh Historical Records

What Donagh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Donagh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donagh 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 Donagh

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Donagh. 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 315 military records available for the last name Donagh. For the veterans among your Donagh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donagh Life Expectancy

What is the average Donagh lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2000, in the United States, Donagh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Donagh in 1962 was 69, and 58 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donagh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donagh 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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