Donahe Family History

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Donahe 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, Donahey, Donaho, Donahoe, Donaher, Donat, Donato, Donze

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Donahe Family Origin

Where is the Donahe family from?

Donahe Family Occupations

What did your Donahe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donahe. 50% of Donahe men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Donahe women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donahe were Mechanic and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Forman
    12%
  • Mechanic
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    45%
  • School Teacher
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Donahe Historical Records

What Donahe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 907 census records available for the last name Donahe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donahe 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Donahe. 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 107 military records available for the last name Donahe. For the veterans among your Donahe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donahe Life Expectancy

What is the average Donahe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Donahe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Donahe in 1962 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donahe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donahe 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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