Donehoe Family History

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Donehoe 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: Donohoe, Donehoo, Donahoe, Donahue, Donohoo, Donoho, Donohue, Donaho

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Donehoe Family Origin

Where is the Donehoe family from?

Donehoe Family Occupations

What did your Donehoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donehoe occupation in the UK was Labourer. 50% of Donehoe's were Labourers. Labourer and Labourer Foundry (Iron) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donehoe.

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  • Labourer

  • Labourer Foundry (Iron)


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

Donehoe Historical Records

What Donehoe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Donehoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donehoe 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Donehoe. 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 142 military records available for the last name Donehoe. For the veterans among your Donehoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donehoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Donehoe lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donehoe 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 Donehoe

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