Mcdonough Family History

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Mcdonough Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha, patronymic from the personal name Donnchadh, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’, possibly ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcconaghy, Mcgough, Mckeough, Mcdonald, Mcdonnell, Mccullough

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Mcdonough Family Origin

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Mcdonough Family Occupations

What did your Mcdonough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcdonough family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdonough. The most common Mcdonough occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Mcdonough's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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

Mcdonough Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcdonough Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdonough lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdonough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcdonough in 1941 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcdonough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcdonough 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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