Donaham Family History

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Donaham 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: Donham, Dunham, Monahan, Downham, Bonham, Donahue, Denham, Dockham

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Donaham Family Origin

Where is the Donaham family from?

Donaham Family Occupations

What did your Donaham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donaham occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter. 100% of Donaham's were Engine Fitters.

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  • Engine Fitter


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

Donaham Historical Records

What Donaham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 93 census records available for the last name Donaham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaham 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Donaham. 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 5 military records available for the last name Donaham. For the veterans among your Donaham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaham Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaham lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaham 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaham

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