O'donovan Family History

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O'donovan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donndubháin ‘descendant of Donndubhán’ (see Donovan).

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


Similar surnames: Donovan, Donegan, O'donoghue, O'dean, O'donnell, Donnan, O'gorman

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O'donovan Family Origin

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O'donovan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Labr

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'donovan. A less common occupation for the O'donovan family was Labr. The most common O'donovan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of O'donovan's were Farmers.

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O'donovan Historical Records

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O'donovan Life Expectancy

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