Clohessy Family History

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Clohessy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Clochasaigh ‘descendant of Clochasach’, a personal name apparently derived from cloch ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Cloherty, Cloney, Slowey, Fennessy, Toohey, Cross, Class, Clowdus

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Clohessy Family Origin

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Clohessy Family Occupations

What did your Clohessy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Clohessy. 29% of Clohessy men worked as a Joiner and 25% of Clohessy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clohessy were Kitchen Porter At Hotel and Counter Clerk telegraphist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Joiner
    29%
  • Aircraft Inspector
    15%
  • Keeper To Epsom walton Das
    15%
  • Kitchen Porter At Hotel
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%
  • Brass Work Assembler
    13%
  • Correspondence Clerk
    13%
  • Counter Clerk telegraphist
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Clohessy Historical Records

What Clohessy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clohessy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clohessy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 888 immigration records available for the last name Clohessy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 517 military records available for the last name Clohessy. For the veterans among your Clohessy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clohessy Life Expectancy

What is the average Clohessy lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Clohessy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clohessy in 1956 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clohessy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clohessy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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