Dennehy Family History

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Dennehy Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duineachdha ‘descendant of Duineachaidh’, a personal name meaning ‘humane’.

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


Similar surnames: Kennedy, Denny, Downey, Deeney, Dennen, Fennessy, Benney, Dennett

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Dennehy Family Origin

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Dennehy Family Occupations

What did your Dennehy 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 Dennehy. 5% of Dennehy men worked as a General Labourer and 42% of Dennehy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dennehy were 2nd Night Porter and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Limestone Quarry Worker Heavy Worker
    3%
  • Retired
    3%
  • 2nd Night Porter
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • House Wife
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%

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

Dennehy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Dennehy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dennehy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dennehy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dennehy. For the veterans among your Dennehy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dennehy Life Expectancy

What is the average Dennehy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dennehy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dennehy in 1952 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dennehy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dennehy 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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