Donathy Family History

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Donathy 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: Donath, Donaghy, Donat, Donato, Dorothy, Conaty, Ponath, Donathan

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Donathy Family Origin

Where is the Donathy family from?

Donathy Family Occupations

What did your Donathy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donathy occupation in the UK was Ship Carpenter. 100% of Donathy's were Ship Carpenters.

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  • Ship Carpenter


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

Donathy Historical Records

What Donathy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 174 census records available for the last name Donathy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donathy 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Donathy. 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 Donathy. For the veterans among your Donathy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donathy Life Expectancy

What is the average Donathy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donathy 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 Donathy

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