Donehu Family History

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Donehu 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: Donahue, Doner, Dones, Deneau, Done, Doney, Donoho, Donohue, Donehoo

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Donehu Family Origin

Where is the Donehu family from?

Donehu Family Occupations

What did your Donehu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Plumer 7 Gas Tester were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donehu. A less common occupation for the Donehu family was Shoe Maker. The most common Donehu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Donehu's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Plumer 7 Gas Tester

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Donehu Historical Records

What Donehu family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 125 census records available for the last name Donehu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donehu 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 Donehu

Passenger List

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Donehu. 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 10 military records available for the last name Donehu. For the veterans among your Donehu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donehu Life Expectancy

What is the average Donehu lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donehu 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 Donehu

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