Doneghan Family History

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Doneghan 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, Heneghan, Donelan, Donathan, Donigan, Dunegan, Monaghan

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Doneghan Family Origin

Where is the Doneghan family from?

Doneghan Family Occupations

What did your Doneghan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doneghan occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 100% of Doneghan's were Boiler Makers.

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  • Boiler Maker


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

Doneghan Historical Records

What Doneghan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 205 census records available for the last name Doneghan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doneghan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Doneghan

Passenger List

There are 77 immigration records available for the last name Doneghan. 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 41 military records available for the last name Doneghan. For the veterans among your Doneghan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doneghan Life Expectancy

What is the average Doneghan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doneghan 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 Doneghan

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