Donahue Family History

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Donahue Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’, a personal name (sometimes Anglicized as Duncan in Scotland), composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Monahan, Danaher, Doane, Goodhue, Monagle, Dona, Donaghue, Donald

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Donahue Family Origin

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Donahue Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Servant

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Donahue family was Servant. Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donahue. The most common Donahue occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Donahue's were Farmers.

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Donahue Historical Records

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Donahue Life Expectancy

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