O'donoghue Family History

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O'donoghue Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’ (see Donahue).

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


Similar surnames: Donahue, O'donovan, Mcdonough, O'toole, Minogue, O'donnell, O'donohue

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O'donoghue Family Origin

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O'donoghue Family Occupations

What did your O'donoghue ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the O'donoghue family was House Keeper. At Home, Booker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'donoghue. The most common O'donoghue occupation in the USA was At Home. 13% of O'donoghue's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

    13%
  • Booker

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • House Keeper

    13%

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

O'donoghue Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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O'donoghue Life Expectancy

What is the average O'donoghue lifespan?

Between 1997 and 2002, in the United States, O'donoghue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for O'donoghue in 1997 was 83, and 53 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'donoghue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'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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