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Toohey Family History

Toohey Name Meaning
Irish (Cork): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuathaigh ‘descendant of Tuathach’, a byname meaning ‘chief’, ‘lord’ (i.e. ruler over a tuath ‘tribe’, ‘territory’).

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

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28,216 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,067 Military Records
4,099 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Toohey Families

  • Number of Toohey families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Toohey families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Toohey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Toohey Family Origin

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Toohey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Toohey

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Toohey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Toohey census records

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Toohey Civil War Service Records

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