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The O'Donoghue Society

For all those interested in history and genealogy and whose names are derived from the Gaelic

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Female relatives
I have had good results with looking up the male spouse of female relatives. As it turned out, they didn't know who the female spouse was because they were researching the male's family. I was able to fill them in with a missing name plus their descendants.

Name variants

There are many different spellings of the name in historic records and in current use. 

On this page are shown some of the variants which have been submitted by researchers and are recognised in their family histories. Click on a variant to view the names of these researchers, and then click again on "Contact Name and Research Interests" to view their specific interests. Guest researchers are given access to the name Donaghue to see how this page works.

There are 106 of name variants submitted by researchers and these are listed below. Since I started my research programme 520 variants have been found. The full list, the source from which each one has been recorded and any associated comments are shown on this page