Donnellan Family History

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Donnellan Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Domhnalláin (see Donlon).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Donnellon, Donelan, Donnelly, Donlon, Donnan, Donegan, Donnell

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Donnellan Family Origin

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Donnellan Family Occupations

What did your Donnellan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Donnellan. 60% of Donnellan men worked as a Builders Labourer and 63% of Donnellan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donnellan were General Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Donnellan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Donnellan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donnellan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Donnellan. 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 Donnellan. For the veterans among your Donnellan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donnellan Life Expectancy

What is the average Donnellan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Donnellan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Donnellan in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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