O'mara Family History

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O'mara Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meadhra ‘descendant of Meadhair’ a personal name derived from meadhair ‘mirth’.

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


Similar surnames: O'gara, O'hara, O'hare, O'mary, Mara, O'barr, Omar, Kara, Simar

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O'mara Family Origin

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O'mara Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    7%
  • Coal Furnaceman

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Commercial Traveller

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the O'mara family was Commercial Traveller. The most common O'mara occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 7% of O'mara's were Charwomans. Charwoman, Coal Furnaceman and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'mara.

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O'mara Historical Records

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O'mara Life Expectancy

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