Donaghe Family History

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Donaghe 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, Donaghue, Donahue, Donath, Monagle, Donoghue

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Donaghe Family Origin

Where is the Donaghe family from?

Donaghe Family Occupations

What did your Donaghe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donaghe family was Farming. Keeping House, Farmer and Attorney At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donaghe. The most common Donaghe occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 38% of Donaghe's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    38%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Attorney At Law

    13%
  • Farming

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Donaghe Historical Records

What Donaghe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Donaghe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaghe 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 Donaghe

Passenger List

There are 147 immigration records available for the last name Donaghe. 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 283 military records available for the last name Donaghe. For the veterans among your Donaghe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaghe Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaghe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Donaghe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Donaghe in 1963 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaghe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaghe 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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