O'byrne Family History

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O'byrne Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin (see Byrne).

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

Similar surnames: O'beirne, Byrne, O'brien, O'hare, O'kane, O'boyle, O'ryan, O'berry

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O'byrne Family Origin

Where is the O'byrne family from?

O'byrne Family Occupations

What did your O'byrne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Barrister Not In Practise, Bleachers Entering Clerk and Ship Calker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'byrne. The most common O'byrne occupation in the UK was Barrister Not In Practise. 25% of O'byrne's were Barrister Not In Practises. A less common occupation for the O'byrne family was Tailor.

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  • Barrister Not In Practise

  • Bleachers Entering Clerk

  • Ship Calker

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your O'byrne ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

O'byrne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name O'byrne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'byrne 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name O'byrne. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name O'byrne. For the veterans among your O'byrne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'byrne Life Expectancy

What is the average O'byrne lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'byrne 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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