Donohue Family History

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Donohue Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Donahue.

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

Similar surnames: Donohoe, Donoghue, Donohoo, Donoho, Donaghue, O'donohue, Donahoe

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Donohue Family Origin

Where is the Donohue family from?

Donohue Family Occupations

What did your Donohue ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Donohue occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Donohue's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Donohue family was Bricklayers Lab. Labourer, Housekeeper and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donohue.

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  • Labourer

  • Housekeeper

  • Dock Labourer

  • Bricklayers Lab


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

Donohue Historical Records

What Donohue family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 107,000 census records available for the last name Donohue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donohue 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Donohue. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Donohue. For the veterans among your Donohue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donohue Life Expectancy

What is the average Donohue lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Donohue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Donohue in 1941 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donohue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donohue 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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