O'donald Family History

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O'donald Name Meaning

Variant of Irish O’Donnell, altered by influence of Donald.

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


Similar surnames: O'donnel, O'daniel, O'tool, Donaho, Ormond, O'neal, O'conor, Donald

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O'donald Family Origin

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O'donald Family Occupations

What did your O'donald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common O'donald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of O'donald's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'donald. A less common occupation for the O'donald family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your O'donald ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

O'donald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name O'donald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'donald census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name O'donald. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name O'donald. For the veterans among your O'donald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'donald Life Expectancy

What is the average O'donald lifespan?

Average O'donald life expectancy in 1999 was 47 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'donald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'donald ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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