Donohue Family History

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Donohue Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Donahue.

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


Similar surnames: Donohoe, Donoghue, Donohoo, Donoho, Donaghue, O'donohue, Donahoe

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Donohue Family Origin

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Donohue Family Occupations

What did your Donohue ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • School

    7%

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

Donohue Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donohue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donohue 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 Donohue. 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 Donohue. For the veterans among your Donohue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donohue Life Expectancy

What is the average Donohue lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Donohue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Donohue in 1941 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donohue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donohue 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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