Donahue Family History

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Donahue Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’, a personal name (sometimes Anglicized as Duncan in Scotland), composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Monahan, Danaher, Doane, Goodhue, Monagle, Dona, Donaghue, Donald

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Donahue Family Origin

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Donahue Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Teamster

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donahue family was Teamster. The most common Donahue occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Donahue's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donahue.

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Donahue Historical Records

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Donahue Life Expectancy

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