Donnelley Family History

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Donnelley Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Donnelly.

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


Similar surnames: Dannelley, Connelley, Dannelly, Connerley, Connolley, Donnally

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Donnelley Family Origin

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Donnelley Family Occupations

What did your Donnelley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Donnelley family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donnelley. The most common Donnelley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Donnelley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Donnelley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Donnelley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Donnelley 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 Donnelley. 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 Donnelley. For the veterans among your Donnelley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donnelley Life Expectancy

What is the average Donnelley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2002, in the United States, Donnelley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Donnelley in 1950 was 49, and 67 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donnelley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donnelley 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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