O'donoghue Family History

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O'donoghue Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’ (see Donahue).

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


Similar surnames: Donahue, O'donovan, Mcdonough, O'toole, Minogue, O'donnell, O'donohue

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O'donoghue Family Origin

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O'donoghue Family Occupations

What did your O'donoghue 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 O'donoghue. 5% of O'donoghue men worked as a General Labourer and 39% of O'donoghue women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named O'donoghue were Barman and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Minister Of Religion
    2%
  • Barman
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Teacher
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

O'donoghue Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name O'donoghue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'donoghue 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name O'donoghue. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name O'donoghue. For the veterans among your O'donoghue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'donoghue Life Expectancy

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Between 1997 and 2002, in the United States, O'donoghue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for O'donoghue in 1997 was 83, and 53 in 2002.

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