Connor Family History

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Connor Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Connor, which is an Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Conchobhair ‘descendant of Conchobhar’.

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

Similar surnames: Connon, Connors, Cranor, Cannon, Condon, Conlon, Bonner, Conner

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Connor Family Origin

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Connor Family Occupations

What did your Connor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Connor. 5% of Connor men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Connor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Connor were Dock Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Dock Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Connor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 449,000 census records available for the last name Connor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Connor 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 99,000 immigration records available for the last name Connor. 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 64,000 military records available for the last name Connor. For the veterans among your Connor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Connor Life Expectancy

What is the average Connor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Connor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Connor in 1940 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Connor 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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