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Find more Donahey relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 13 less people named Donahey in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 375 people named Donahey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Donahey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 362 people named Donahey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The average annual income was $1,252

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As Donahey families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 71 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • 5% were born in foreign countries