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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Donaghue

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

H is for happiness, you always bring.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Donaghue

Ashley Donaghue is a sports team member for the Cullompton Rangers F.C.


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Popularity of Donaghue as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Donaghue U.S.
  White 96.28% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Donaghue

People with the last name Donaghue are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Donaghue

  • How Popular is the name Donaghue? As a last name Donaghue was the 39,052nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Donaghue? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Donaghue was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Donaghue: Your name in reverse order is Euhganod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ganuhdeo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Donaghue? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 564 people with the last name Donaghue.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Donaghue? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Donaghue as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Donaghues Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Donaghue born Jun 23, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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