O'hearn Family History

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O'hearn Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachthighearna ‘descendant of Eachthighearna’ (see Hearn). The surname O’Hearn is no longer found in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: O'herron, Hearn, O'dean, O'hare, O'hara, O'hern, O'leary, O'regan

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O'hearn Family Origin

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O'hearn Family Occupations

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

In 1880, a less common occupation for the O'hearn family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'hearn. The most common O'hearn occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of O'hearn's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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

O'hearn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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O'hearn Life Expectancy

What is the average O'hearn lifespan?

Between 1999 and 2002, in the United States, O'hearn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for O'hearn in 1999 was 46, and 65 in 2002.

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'hearn 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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