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O'reilly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raghailligh ‘descendant of Raghailleach’, Old Irish Roghallach, a personal name of unexplained etymology. This is the name of a chieftain family in County Cavan, related to the O’Rourkes.

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


Similar surnames: Reilly, O'neill, O'kelly, O'kelley, Crilly, O'berry, Reidy, O'regan

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O'reilly Family Origin

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O'reilly Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Police Constable

    6%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Beadworker

    3%

In 1881, the most common O'reilly occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of O'reilly's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the O'reilly family was Beadworker. Labourer, Police Constable and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'reilly.

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O'reilly Historical Records

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O'reilly Life Expectancy

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