O'mara Family History

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O'mara Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meadhra ‘descendant of Meadhair’ a personal name derived from meadhair ‘mirth’.

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


Similar surnames: O'gara, O'hara, O'hare, O'mary, Mara, O'barr, Omar, Kara, Simar

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O'mara Family Origin

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O'mara Family Occupations

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

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

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

O'mara Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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O'mara Life Expectancy

What is the average O'mara lifespan?

Between 1991 and 2004, in the United States, O'mara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for O'mara in 1991 was 74, and 56 in 2004.

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'mara 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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