Donnellan Family History

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Donnellan Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Domhnalláin (see Donlon).

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

Similar surnames: Donnellon, Donelan, Donnelly, Donlon, Donnan, Donegan, Donnell

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Donnellan Family Origin

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Donnellan Family Occupations

What did your Donnellan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donnellan family was Bell Hanger. Farmer, Keeping House and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donnellan. The most common Donnellan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Donnellan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Printer

  • Bell Hanger


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Donnellan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Donnellan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donnellan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donnellan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Donnellan. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Donnellan. For the veterans among your Donnellan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donnellan Life Expectancy

What is the average Donnellan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Donnellan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Donnellan in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donnellan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donnellan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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