Cahill Family History

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Cahill Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathail ‘descendant of Cathal’, a personal name meaning ‘powerful in battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahill, Scahill, Rahill, Hamill, Hill, Mcmahill, Rahilly, Call

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Cahill Family Origin

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Cahill Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Bootmaker

    2%
  • Hawker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Cahill occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Cahill's were Labourers. Labourer, Tailor and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cahill. A less common occupation for the Cahill family was Hawker.

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Cahill Historical Records

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Cahill Life Expectancy

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