Donoghue Family History

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Donoghue Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Donahue.

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


Similar surnames: Donohue, Donaghue, Donohoe, Donoho, Donohoo, O'donoghue, Donaghey

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Donoghue Family Origin

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Donoghue Family Occupations

What did your Donoghue ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Donoghue. The most common Donoghue occupation in the USA was Laborer. 12% of Donoghue's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Donoghue family was In Boot Factory.

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  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • In Boot Factory

    3%

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

Donoghue Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Donoghue

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Donoghue. 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 Donoghue. For the veterans among your Donoghue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Donoghue Life Expectancy

What is the average Donoghue lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Donoghue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Donoghue in 1955 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Donoghue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donoghue 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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