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Where is the Donelan family from?
You can see how Donelan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Donelan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Donelan families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 31 Donelan families living in Lancashire. This was about 54% of all the recorded Donelan's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Donelan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Donelan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Donelan. 25% of Donelan men worked as a General Labourer and 93% of Donelan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donelan were Builders Labourer and Housewife.