Leahy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laochdha ‘descendant of Laochdha’, a personal name derived from laoch ‘hero’.

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


Similar surnames: Leddy, Leary, Keady, Keary, Heaphy, Leavy, Neary, Leavey, Keahey

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Leahy Family Origin

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Leahy Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leahy. The most common Leahy occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Leahy's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Leahy family was Annuitant.

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Leahy Historical Records

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Leahy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Leahy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leahy in 1942 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leahy

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