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

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Cahill Family Origin

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Cahill Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

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Cahill Life Expectancy

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