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Conroy Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Conaire ‘descendant of Conaire’ or a byname meaning ‘keeper of the hound’ (a derivative of ‘hound’). Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Conraoi or Mac Conraoi ‘descendant (or son) of Cú Raoi’ a personal name meaning ‘hound of the plain’ (stressed on the final syllable). English (of Norman origin): nickname or occupational name from Old French conroi Anglo-Norman French cunrei ‘food provisions’; ‘(supply of) equipment or attire’; ‘entertainment pomp show’; also ‘company of troops’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Conway, Conran, Condon, Conaty, Mcinroy, Corboy, Convey, Connon

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Where is the Conroy family from?

You can see how Conroy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conroy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Conroy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 30 Conroy families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Conroy's in USA. New York had the highest population of Conroy families in 1840.
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What did your Conroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Conroy. 14% of Conroy men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Conroy women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Conroy were Farmer and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Conroy. 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 Cards

There are 25,000 military records available for the last name Conroy. For the veterans among your Conroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conroy lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Conroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Conroy in 1941 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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