Cahill Family History

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Cahill Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathail ‘descendant of Cathal’, a personal name meaning ‘powerful in battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahill, Scahill, Rahill, Hamill, Hill, Mcmahill, Rahilly, Call

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Cahill Family Origin

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Cahill Family Occupations

What did your Cahill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cahill occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Cahill's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cahill family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cahill.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Cahill Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cahill ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cahill Life Expectancy

What is the average Cahill lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Cahill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cahill in 1940 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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