O'carroll Family History

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O'carroll Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearbhaill ‘descendant of Cearbhall’ (see Carroll). This is the name of several different Irish families.

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

Similar surnames: O'farrell, Carroll, Mccarroll, O'connell, Harrell, Farrell, O'herron

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O'carroll Family Origin

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O'carroll Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common O'carroll occupation in the UK was Certificated Teacher Unemployed. 33% of O'carroll's were Certificated Teacher Unemployeds. Certificated Teacher Unemployed and Hair Dresser were the top 2 reported jobs worked by O'carroll. A less common occupation for the O'carroll family was Roman Catholic Clergyman.

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  • Certificated Teacher Unemployed

  • Hair Dresser

  • Roman Catholic Clergyman


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O'carroll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name O'carroll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'carroll 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name O'carroll. 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'carroll. For the veterans among your O'carroll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'carroll Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'carroll 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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