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Donaghey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Donahue.

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

Similar surnames: Donaghy, Donahey, Donaghue, Donaher, Donoghue, Donaho, Donahoo

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Where is the Donaghey family from?

You can see how Donaghey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Donaghey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Donaghey families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Donaghey families living in Quebec. This was about 80% of all the recorded Donaghey's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Donaghey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Donaghey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Donaghey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Stenographer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Donaghey. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Donaghey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donaghey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Donaghey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 823 military records available for the last name Donaghey. For the veterans among your Donaghey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Donaghey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Donaghey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Donaghey in 1960 was 74, and 66 in 2004.

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