Oconner Family History

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Oconner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Conner, Corner, Confer, Bonner, Fonner, Cotner, Conyer, Donner

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Oconner Family Origin

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Oconner Family Occupations

What did your Oconner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oconner. A less common occupation for the Oconner family was Farming. The most common Oconner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Oconner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Oconner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Oconner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oconnercensus 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Oconner. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Oconner. For the veterans among your Oconner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oconner Life Expectancy

What is the average Oconner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Oconner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Oconner in 1948 was 53, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oconner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oconner 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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