O'neil Family History

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O'neil Name Meaning

Irish: variant of O’Neill.

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


Similar surnames: O'neal, O'neel, Odneal, O'neall, O'neill, Neil, Mcneill, O'bear

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O'neil Family Origin

Where is the O'neil family from?

O'neil Family Occupations

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

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'neil. The most common O'neil occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of O'neil's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the O'neil family was Miner.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Miner

    2%

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

O'neil Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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O'neil Life Expectancy

What is the average O'neil lifespan?

Between 1992 and 2004, in the United States, O'neil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for O'neil in 1992 was 61, and 45 in 2004.

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'neil 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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