Doneghy Family History

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Doneghy 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, Donegan, Doney, Donaghey, Danehy, Denehy, Dolney, Dong

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Doneghy Family Origin

Where is the Doneghy family from?

Doneghy Family Occupations

What did your Doneghy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doneghy family was Carpenter. Farm Hand, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doneghy. The most common Doneghy occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 17% of Doneghy's were Farm Hands.

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  • Farm Hand

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Doneghy Historical Records

What Doneghy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 997 census records available for the last name Doneghy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doneghy 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 Doneghy

Passenger List

There are 162 immigration records available for the last name Doneghy. 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 99 military records available for the last name Doneghy. For the veterans among your Doneghy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doneghy Life Expectancy

What is the average Doneghy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Doneghy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Doneghy in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doneghy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doneghy 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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