Donohew Family History

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Donohew Name Meaning

Respelling of Irish Donahue.

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


Similar surnames: Donahey, Donohoo, Donohoe, Donoho, Donohue, Donoghue, Donehoo

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Donohew Family Origin

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Donohew Family Occupations

What did your Donohew ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Donohew. 28% of Donohew men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Donohew women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donohew were Labor and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Machinist
    19%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Labor
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Machine Operator
    50%

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

Donohew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Donohew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donohew 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 252 immigration records available for the last name Donohew. 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 244 military records available for the last name Donohew. For the veterans among your Donohew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donohew Life Expectancy

What is the average Donohew lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Donohew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Donohew in 1955 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donohew 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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