O'kelley Family History

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O'kelley Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’ (see Kelly). This is the name of several Irish families, in Cork and counties Derry and Sligo.

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


Similar surnames: O'kelly, Kelly, O'reilly, Keeley, O'keefe, O'malley, Mckelvey, Melley

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O'kelley Family Origin

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O'kelley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'kelley. The most common O'kelley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of O'kelley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the O'kelley family was Laborer.

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O'kelley Historical Records

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O'kelley Life Expectancy

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