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O'donnel Family Origin

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O'donnel Family Occupations

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

In 1939, Bakers Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named O'donnel. 4% of O'donnel men worked as a Bakers Labourer and 24% of O'donnel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named O'donnel were Aircraft Assembler and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bakers Labourer
  • Electrician Wireman
  • General Labourer
  • Aircraft Assembler

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Hospital Nurse(probationer)
  • Housework

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

O'donnel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name O'donnel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'donnel 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'donnel. 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'donnel. For the veterans among your O'donnel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'donnel Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'donnel 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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