O'callahan Family History

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O'callahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallacháin (see Callahan).

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

Similar surnames: O'callaghan, Callahan, Callanan, Hallahan, O'halloran, O'sullivan

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O'callahan Family Origin

Where is the O'callahan family from?

O'callahan Family Occupations

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

In 1939, Civil Servant (retd) and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named O'callahan. 25% of O'callahan men worked as a Civil Servant (retd) and 40% of O'callahan women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named O'callahan were Teacher and Millinery Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant (retd)
  • Elec Fitter Assembler
  • Steelworkslabourer
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Typist
  • Companion Help
  • Daily Domestic Help
  • Millinery Salesman

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

O'callahan Historical Records

What O'callahan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name O'callahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'callahan 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 900 immigration records available for the last name O'callahan. 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 744 military records available for the last name O'callahan. For the veterans among your O'callahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'callahan Life Expectancy

What is the average O'callahan lifespan?

Average O'callahan life expectancy in 2003 was 85 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'callahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'callahan 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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