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Donahoe Family History

Donahoe Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Donahue.

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


Similar surnames: Donaho, Donahoo, Donohoe, Donahey, Dunahoo, Donaghue, Donehoo

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Where is the Donahoe family from?

You can see how Donahoe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Donahoe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Donahoe families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Donahoe families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Donahoe's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Donahoe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Donahoe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Donahoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Donahoe. 42% of Donahoe men worked as a Laborer.

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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 Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Labourer
    21%
  • Farmers Son
    11%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Donahoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donahoe 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Donahoe. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Donahoe. For the veterans among your Donahoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Donahoe lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Donahoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Donahoe in 1948 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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