O'shaughnessy Family History

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O'shaughnessy Name Meaning

Irish (County Galway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seachnasaigh ‘descendant of Seachnasach’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps derived from seachnach ‘elusive’.

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


Similar surnames: Haughney, Shaughnessy, O'mahoney, Haughey, Haughn, O'flaherty

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O'shaughnessy Family Origin

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O'shaughnessy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1880, the most common O'shaughnessy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of O'shaughnessy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the O'shaughnessy family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'shaughnessy.

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O'shaughnessy Historical Records

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O'shaughnessy Life Expectancy

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