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Where is the Donoghue family from?
You can see how Donoghue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Donoghue family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Donoghue families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Donoghue families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Donoghue's in USA. New York had the highest population of Donoghue families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Donoghue surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Donoghue. 12% of Donoghue men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Donoghue women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donoghue were Farmer and Housewife. .