Donaughty Family History

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Donaughty 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: Doughty, Donaghy, Donaghey, Daughtry, Mcnaught, Daughety, Donahey

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Donaughty Family Origin

Where is the Donaughty family from?

Donaughty Family Occupations

What did your Donaughty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donaughty occupation in the UK was Labourer (At Colliery). 100% of Donaughty's were Labourer (At Colliery)s.

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  • Labourer (At Colliery)


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

Donaughty Historical Records

What Donaughty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18 census records available for the last name Donaughty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaughty 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Donaughty. 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 Donaughty. For the veterans among your Donaughty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaughty Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaughty lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaughty 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 Donaughty

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