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Reilly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Reilly, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raghailligh ‘descendant of Raghailleach’, Old Irish Roghallach, of unexplained origin.

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

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Reilly Family Origin

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Reilly Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

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Reilly Life Expectancy

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