Hennelly Family History

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Hennelly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIonnghaile, from a variant (without initial F-) of the personal name Fionnghal, which gave rise to Ó Fionnghaile (see Fennelly). The surname is common in County Mayo.

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

Similar surnames: Fennelly, Fennell, Donnelly, Kenneally, Munnelly, Kennelly, Hennessy

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Hennelly Family Origin

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Hennelly Family Occupations

What did your Hennelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hennelly. 15% of Hennelly men worked as a Builders Labourer and 20% of Hennelly women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hennelly were Church Student and Despatch Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Book Keeper (produce)
  • Bricklayer Labourer Heavy Work
  • Church Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Trained Nurse
  • Cotton Spinning bobbin Winder
  • Despatch Clerk

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

Hennelly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hennelly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennelly 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hennelly. 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 593 military records available for the last name Hennelly. For the veterans among your Hennelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hennelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Hennelly lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hennelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hennelly in 1956 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hennelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hennelly 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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