Donellay Family History

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Donellay 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: Donnelly, Danella, Donnellan, Donelan, Donnelley, Dollar, Vanella

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Donellay Family Origin

Where is the Donellay family from?

Donellay Family Occupations

What did your Donellay ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Donellay Historical Records

What Donellay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Donellay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donellay 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Donellay. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Donellay. For the veterans among your Donellay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donellay Life Expectancy

What is the average Donellay lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donellay 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 Donellay

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