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Find more Donnelly 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 1,144 less people named Donnelly 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 18,328 people named Donnelly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Donnelly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,184 people named Donnelly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,618 were children
  • 4,044 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 16,417 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • Most fathers originated from Ireland
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland