Donechie Family History

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Donechie 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: Donahue, Dolecki, Roueche, Donoghue, Donohoe, Denecke, Donohue

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Donechie Family Origin

Where is the Donechie family from?

Donechie Family Occupations

What did your Donechie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Donechie family was Wood Carver. The most common Donechie occupation in the UK was Carter. 25% of Donechie's were Carters. Carter, Labourer and Masons Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donechie.

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  • Carter

  • Labourer

  • Masons Labourer

  • Wood Carver


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

Donechie Historical Records

What Donechie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 78 census records available for the last name Donechie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donechie 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Donechie. 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 34 military records available for the last name Donechie. For the veterans among your Donechie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donechie Life Expectancy

What is the average Donechie lifespan?

Between 1974 and 1996, in the United States, Donechie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Donechie in 1974 was 86, and 68 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donechie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donechie 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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