Donghue Family History

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Donghue 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, Donoghue, Donohue, Donaghue, Yongue, Donohoe, Tongue

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Donghue Family Origin

Where is the Donghue family from?

Donghue Family Occupations

What did your Donghue ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donghue occupation in Canada was Going To School. 75% of Donghue's were Going To Schools. Going To School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Donghue.

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  • Going To School

  • Farmer


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

Donghue Historical Records

What Donghue family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 324 census records available for the last name Donghue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donghue 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 Donghue

Passenger List

There are 162 immigration records available for the last name Donghue. 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 31 military records available for the last name Donghue. For the veterans among your Donghue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donghue Life Expectancy

What is the average Donghue lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donghue 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 Donghue

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