O'gara Family History

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O'gara Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gadhra ‘descendant of Gadhra’, a personal name derived from gadhar ‘hound’, ‘mastiff’.

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


Similar surnames: O'mara, O'hara, O'hare, Gara, O'barr, O'mary, Garb, Zegar, Ogata

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O'gara Family Origin

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O'gara Family Occupations

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

In 1880, a less common occupation for the O'gara family was & Shoes. Laborer, Coal Miner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'gara. The most common O'gara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of O'gara's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • & Shoes

    3%

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

O'gara Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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O'gara Life Expectancy

What is the average O'gara lifespan?

Between 1993 and 2003, in the United States, O'gara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for O'gara in 1993 was 77, and 57 in 2003.

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'gara 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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