Donahae Family History

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Donahae 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: Donahue, Donahoe, Monahan, Conahan, Donathan, Donaway, Donham

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Donahae Family Origin

Where is the Donahae family from?

Donahae Family Occupations

What did your Donahae ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donahae family was Laborer. The most common Donahae occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Donahae's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Brick Mason and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donahae.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Brick Mason

  • Gardner

  • Laborer


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

Donahae Historical Records

What Donahae family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 358 census records available for the last name Donahae. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donahae 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Donahae. 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 20 military records available for the last name Donahae. For the veterans among your Donahae ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donahae Life Expectancy

What is the average Donahae lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1999, in the United States, Donahae life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Donahae in 1967 was 53, and 96 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donahae

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donahae 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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