Donehow Family History

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Donehow 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, Donohoo, Donohoe, Donoho, Donohew, Donaho, Donahoe, Donahoo

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Donehow Family Origin

Where is the Donehow family from?

Donehow Family Occupations

What did your Donehow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donehow occupation in the USA was Broom Manufacturer. 100% of Donehow's were Broom Manufacturers.

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  • Broom Manufacturer

    100%

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

Donehow Historical Records

What Donehow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51 census records available for the last name Donehow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donehow 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 Donehow. 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 7 military records available for the last name Donehow. For the veterans among your Donehow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donehow Life Expectancy

What is the average Donehow lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donehow 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 Donehow

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