Donaughue Family History

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Donaughue 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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Donaughue Family Origin

Where is the Donaughue family from?

Donaughue Family Occupations

What did your Donaughue ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donaughue occupation in the UK was Iron Miner. 100% of Donaughue's were Iron Miners.

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  • Iron Miner


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

Donaughue Historical Records

What Donaughue family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 82 census records available for the last name Donaughue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaughue 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Donaughue. 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 12 military records available for the last name Donaughue. For the veterans among your Donaughue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaughue Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaughue lifespan?

Average Donaughue life expectancy in 1967 was 75 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaughue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaughue 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.

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