Donahen Family History

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Donahen 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: Donahey, Donaher, Monahan, Donahue, Danaher, Conahan, Donathan

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Donahen Family Origin

Where is the Donahen family from?

Donahen Family Occupations

What did your Donahen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donahen occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 50% of Donahen's were Day Laborers. Day Laborer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donahen.

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  • Day Laborer

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Donahen Historical Records

What Donahen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 155 census records available for the last name Donahen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donahen 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Donahen. 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 10 military records available for the last name Donahen. For the veterans among your Donahen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donahen Life Expectancy

What is the average Donahen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donahen 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 Donahen

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