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Where is the Cavanagh family from?
You can see how Cavanagh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cavanagh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cavanagh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Cavanagh families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Cavanagh's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Cavanagh families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cavanagh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cavanagh. 9% of Cavanagh men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Cavanagh women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavanagh were Farmer and Housewife. .