Donagher Family History

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Donagher 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: Donaghey, Donaher, Dougher, Danaher, Doniger, Donaghy, Donahey

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Donagher Family Origin

Where is the Donagher family from?

Donagher Family Occupations

What did your Donagher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Ironstone Miner and Signalman, Railway were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donagher. The most common Donagher occupation in the UK was Ironstone Miner. 50% of Donagher's were Ironstone Miners.

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  • Ironstone Miner

  • Signalman, Railway


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

Donagher Historical Records

What Donagher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Donagher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donagher 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 598 immigration records available for the last name Donagher. 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 146 military records available for the last name Donagher. For the veterans among your Donagher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donagher Life Expectancy

What is the average Donagher lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Donagher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Donagher in 1965 was 86, and 93 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donagher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donagher 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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