Mcdonough Family History

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Mcdonough Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha, patronymic from the personal name Donnchadh, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’, possibly ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcconaghy, Mcgough, Mckeough, Mcdonald, Mcdonnell, Mccullough

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Mcdonough Family Origin

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Mcdonough Family Occupations

What did your Mcdonough ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcdonough. 7% of Mcdonough men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Mcdonough women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcdonough were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Dock Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Mcdonough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 106,000 census records available for the last name Mcdonough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdonough 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcdonough. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Mcdonough. For the veterans among your Mcdonough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdonough Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdonough lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdonough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcdonough in 1941 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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