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O'dea Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh, ‘descendant of Deaghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a compound of deagh- ‘good’ + ádh ‘luck’, ‘fate’.

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


Similar surnames: O'dean, O'day, O'ney, O'shea, O'gara, Oden, Dea, O'rear, Odden, Gonda

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You can see how O'dea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'dea family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most O'dea families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 56 O'dea families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded O'dea's in the USA. New York had the highest population of O'dea families in 1880.
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What is the average O'dea lifespan?

Between 1994 and 2004, in the United States, O'dea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for O'dea in 1994 was 60, and 54 in 2004.

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