Donaghay Family History

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Donaghay 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: Donaghy, Donaghey, Donathan, Donaway, Monaghan, Donahey, Donaghue

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Donaghay Family Origin

Where is the Donaghay family from?

Donaghay Family Occupations

What did your Donaghay ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Art Silk Knitter were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Donaghay. 34% of Donaghay men worked as a Builders Labourer and 50% of Donaghay women worked as an Art Silk Knitter. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donaghay were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Foot Specialist
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Art Silk Knitter
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Donaghay Historical Records

What Donaghay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 202 census records available for the last name Donaghay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaghay 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Donaghay. 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 25 military records available for the last name Donaghay. For the veterans among your Donaghay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaghay Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaghay lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2002, in the United States, Donaghay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Donaghay in 1972 was 78, and 79 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaghay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaghay 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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