Sheedy Family History

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Sheedy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sheedy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Síoda ‘descendant of Síoda’, a byname meaning ‘silk’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheehy, Shealy, Seery, Sherry, Heery, Speed, Sheely, Shead, Speedy

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Sheedy Family Origin

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Sheedy Family Occupations

What did your Sheedy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Keeps House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Sheedy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Sheedy's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sheedy family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheedy.

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Sheedy Historical Records

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Sheedy Life Expectancy

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