Donegall Family History

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Donegall 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: Donegan, Dougall, Dowdall, Dovell, Overall, Bonsall, Dolezal, Devall

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Donegall Family Origin

Where is the Donegall family from?

Donegall Family Occupations

What did your Donegall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donegall occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Donegall's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker


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

Donegall Historical Records

What Donegall family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 58 census records available for the last name Donegall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donegall 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Donegall. 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 3 military records available for the last name Donegall. For the veterans among your Donegall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donegall Life Expectancy

What is the average Donegall lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donegall 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 Donegall

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