Donaghty Family History

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Donaghty 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, Doughty, Donahey, Donaghue, Donat, Donato, Donahue

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Donaghty Family Origin

Where is the Donaghty family from?

Donaghty Family Occupations

What did your Donaghty ancestors do for a living?

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

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Donaghty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36 census records available for the last name Donaghty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaghty 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Donaghty. 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 1 military records available for the last name Donaghty. For the veterans among your Donaghty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaghty Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaghty lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaghty 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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