Donaughy Family History

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Donaughy 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: Donaghy, Donaghey, Cobaugh, Lobaugh, Doughty, Bronaugh, Mcnaught

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Donaughy Family Origin

Where is the Donaughy family from?

Donaughy Family Occupations

What did your Donaughy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donaughy occupation in the UK was Keeps House. 100% of Donaughy's were Keeps Houses.

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  • Keeps House


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

Donaughy Historical Records

What Donaughy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 139 census records available for the last name Donaughy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaughy 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 28 immigration records available for the last name Donaughy. 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 16 military records available for the last name Donaughy. For the veterans among your Donaughy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donaughy Life Expectancy

What is the average Donaughy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaughy 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 Donaughy

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