Ohearn Family History

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Ohearn 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: Hearn, O'hearn, Ahearn, Shearn, Shean, Ahern, Athearn, Ohmann, Sheard

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Ohearn Family Origin

Where is the Ohearn family from?

Ohearn Family Occupations

What did your Ohearn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ohearn occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Ohearn's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ohearn family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohearn.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Ohearn Historical Records

What Ohearn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Ohearn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohearn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ohearn

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ohearn. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ohearn. For the veterans among your Ohearn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ohearn Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohearn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ohearn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ohearn in 1945 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohearn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohearn 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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