Donaghey Family History

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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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Donaghey Family Origin

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Donaghey Family Occupations

What did your Donaghey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donaghey. A less common occupation for the Donaghey family was Forgeron. The most common Donaghey occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 43% of Donaghey's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    43%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Forgeron

    5%

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

Donaghey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Donaghey Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donaghey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donaghey 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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