Donellow Family History

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Donellow 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: Bonello, Donnellon, Donelson, Donnelly, Novello, Bellow, Kellow

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Donellow Family Origin

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Donellow Family Occupations

What did your Donellow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donellow occupation in the UK was Tailor. 100% of Donellow's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor


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

Donellow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5 census records available for the last name Donellow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donellow 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 Donellow. 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 Donellow. For the veterans among your Donellow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donellow Life Expectancy

What is the average Donellow lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donellow 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.

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