O'neill Family History

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O'neill Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Néill ‘descendant of Niall’ (see Neill).

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

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O'neill Family Origin

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O'neill Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, the most common O'neill occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of O'neill's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'neill. A less common occupation for the O'neill family was Carpenter.

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O'neill Historical Records

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O'neill Life Expectancy

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