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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


Similar surnames: O'reilly, Neill, Kelly, Crilly, Reidy, Rahilly, Rella, Neally, Reily

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Reilly Family Origin

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Reilly Family Occupations

What did your Reilly ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Reilly Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Reilly ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Reilly Life Expectancy

What is the average Reilly lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Reilly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reilly in 1940 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

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