Donohew Family History

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Donohew Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Honore, Morphew, Conover, Toohey, Minchew, Konow, Booher, Hanshew

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Donohew Family Origin

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Donohew Family Occupations

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

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Donohew Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Donohew Life Expectancy

What is the average Donohew lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Donohew 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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Famous Donohew Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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