Donahghue Family History

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Donahghue 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: Donaghue, Donahue, Donoghue, Domangue, Donohue, Donaghy, Donaghey

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Donahghue Family Origin

Where is the Donahghue family from?

Donahghue Family Occupations

What did your Donahghue ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donahghue occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Donahghue's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant


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

Donahghue Historical Records

What Donahghue family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2 census records available for the last name Donahghue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donahghue 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Donahghue. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Donahghue. For the veterans among your Donahghue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donahghue Life Expectancy

What is the average Donahghue lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donahghue 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 Donahghue

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