Donehigh Family History

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Donehigh 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: Donehoo, Lehigh, Dong, Koenig, Douthit, High, Danzig, Dobish

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Donehigh Family Origin

Where is the Donehigh family from?

Donehigh Family Occupations

What did your Donehigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donehigh occupation in the USA was Work In Mill. 100% of Donehigh's were Work In Mills.

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  • Work In Mill

    100%

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

Donehigh Historical Records

What Donehigh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6 census records available for the last name Donehigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donehigh 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Donehigh. 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 1 military records available for the last name Donehigh. For the veterans among your Donehigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donehigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Donehigh lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donehigh 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 Donehigh

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