O'farrell Family History

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O'farrell Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghail ‘descendant of Fearghal’ (see Farrell). This name is borne by several families in Ireland, in counties Longford, Tyrone, and Wicklow.

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


Similar surnames: Farrell, O'carroll, Harrell, Farrelly, Farrel, Carrell, Farrall

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O'farrell Family Origin

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O'farrell Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the O'farrell family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'farrell. The most common O'farrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of O'farrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

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O'farrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name O'farrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'farrell 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'farrell. 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'farrell. For the veterans among your O'farrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'farrell Life Expectancy

What is the average O'farrell lifespan?

Between 1986 and 2002, in the United States, O'farrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for O'farrell in 1986 was 90, and 33 in 2002.

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