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Cassidy Family History

Cassidy Name Meaning
Irish (Fermanagh): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caiside ‘descendant of Caiside’, a byname from cas ‘curly(-headed)’.

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

796,944 Historical Documents with Cassidy on Ancestry.com
245,653 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
35,826 Military Records
40,540 Immigration Records
193,210 Census and Voter Lists
281,715 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cassidy Families

  • Number of Cassidy families
     480 - 957
     161 - 479
     1 - 160
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cassidy families
     443 - 884
     148 - 442
     1 - 147
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cassidy families
     449 - 896
     150 - 448
     1 - 149
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cassidy census records

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Cassidy Family Origin

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Cassidy Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cassidy

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Cassidy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cassidy census records

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Cassidy Civil War Service Records

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