Donehn Family History

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Donehn 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: Dehn, Dolen, Domen, Hoehn, Doten, Doren, Donlon, Downen, Donnan

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Donehn Family Origin

Where is the Donehn family from?

Donehn Family Occupations

What did your Donehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donehn occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Donehn's were Farmings.

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  • Farming


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

Donehn Historical Records

What Donehn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14 census records available for the last name Donehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donehn 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 Donehn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Donehn. For the veterans among your Donehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donehn Life Expectancy

What is the average Donehn lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donehn 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 Donehn

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