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Cassidy Name Meaning

Irish (Fermanagh): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caiside ‘descendant of Caiside’, a byname from cas ‘curly(-headed)’.

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


Similar surnames: Cashion, Carmody, Cassady, Cassiday, Cassedy, Casserly, Cassity

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Cassidy Family Origin

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Cassidy Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    1%
  • Tailor

    1%

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

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Cassidy Historical Records

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Cassidy Life Expectancy

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