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Donegal Family History

Donegal Name Meaning

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

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579 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
160 Military Records
771 Immigration Records
471 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Donegal Families

  • Number of Donegal families
     2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Donegal last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Donegal last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Donegal census records

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Donegal Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Donegal families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Donegal Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Donegal families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Donegal

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Donegal Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Donegal census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Donegal ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Donegal Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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