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Donohoe Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Donahue .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Donohoo, Donohue, Donoho, Donahoe, Donoghue, Donehoo, Donahoo, Donaho

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Where is the Donohoe family from?

You can see how Donohoe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Donohoe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Donohoe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Donohoe families living in New York. This was about 26% of all the recorded Donohoe's in USA. New York had the highest population of Donohoe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Donohoe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Donohoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Donohoe. 11% of Donohoe men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Donohoe women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Donohoe were Clerk and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Donohoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donohoe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Donohoe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Donohoe. For the veterans among your Donohoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Donohoe lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Donohoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Donohoe in 1943 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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