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Fennelly Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Fennell 3, from the earlier Gaelic form of the genitive Ó Fionnghaile or Ó Fionnghalaigh.

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


Similar surnames: Hennelly, Fennell, Kennelly, Donnelly, Fennessy, Kenneally, Fennel

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Fennelly Family Origin

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Fennelly Family Occupations

What did your Fennelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Painter and Police Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fennelly. A less common occupation for the Fennelly family was Roman Catholic Priest. The most common Fennelly occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Fennelly's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Police Constable

    20%
  • Roman Catholic Priest

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fennelly ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fennelly Historical Records

What Fennelly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fennelly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fennelly 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fennelly. 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 Fennelly. For the veterans among your Fennelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fennelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Fennelly lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fennelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Fennelly in 1946 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fennelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fennelly 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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