O'hara Family History

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O'hara Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaghra ‘descendant of Eaghra’, a personal name of uncertain derivation.

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

Similar surnames: O'gara, O'mara, O'hare, O'hearn, O'hagan, O'haver, Shera, O'hair

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O'hara Family Origin

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O'hara Family Occupations

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

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named O'hara. 5% of O'hara men worked as a General Labourer and 44% of O'hara women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named O'hara were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

O'hara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 152,000 census records available for the last name O'hara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'hara 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 36,000 immigration records available for the last name O'hara. 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 33,000 military records available for the last name O'hara. For the veterans among your O'hara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'hara Life Expectancy

What is the average O'hara lifespan?

Between 1992 and 2004, in the United States, O'hara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for O'hara in 1992 was 51, and 58 in 2004.

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

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