Donaghoe Family History

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Donaghoe 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: Donahoe, Donaghue, Donahue, Donoghue, Donohoe, Donaghy, Donaghey

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Donaghoe Family Origin

Where is the Donaghoe family from?

Donaghoe Family Occupations

What did your Donaghoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donaghoe occupation in the UK was Wool Sorter (Hand Sorter). 100% of Donaghoe's were Wool Sorter (Hand Sorter)s.

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  • Wool Sorter (Hand Sorter)


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

Donaghoe Historical Records

What Donaghoe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 287 census records available for the last name Donaghoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaghoe 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 134 immigration records available for the last name Donaghoe. 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 233 military records available for the last name Donaghoe. For the veterans among your Donaghoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaghoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaghoe lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1986, in the United States, Donaghoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Donaghoe in 1968 was 72, and 78 in 1986.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaghoe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaghoe 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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