Donehy Family History

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Donehy 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: Doney, Danehy, Denehy, Dolney, Downey, Dorney, Coney, Honey, Money

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Donehy Family Origin

Where is the Donehy family from?

Donehy Family Occupations

What did your Donehy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Donehy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Donehy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Donehy Historical Records

What Donehy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 236 census records available for the last name Donehy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donehy 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Donehy. 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 15 military records available for the last name Donehy. For the veterans among your Donehy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donehy Life Expectancy

What is the average Donehy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donehy 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 Donehy

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