Donaughey Family History

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Donaughey 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: Donaghey, Donaghy, Donahey, Dougher, Naugher, Doughty, Caughey

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Donaughey Family Origin

Where is the Donaughey family from?

Donaughey Family Occupations

What did your Donaughey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Book Keeper and Wheelwright were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donaughey. The most common Donaughey occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 50% of Donaughey's were Book Keepers.

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  • Book Keeper

  • Wheelwright


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

Donaughey Historical Records

What Donaughey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 121 census records available for the last name Donaughey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaughey 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Donaughey. 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 13 military records available for the last name Donaughey. For the veterans among your Donaughey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaughey Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaughey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaughey 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 Donaughey

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