O'learey Family History

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O'learey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: O'leary, O'lear, Cleary, Leavey, O'kelley, O'hearn, O'berry, Leary

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O'learey Family Origin

Where is the O'learey family from?

O'learey Family Occupations

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

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'learey. The most common O'learey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of O'learey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the O'learey family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

O'learey Historical Records

What O'learey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 458 census records available for the last name O'learey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'learey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for O'learey

Passenger List

There are 69 immigration records available for the last name O'learey. 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 28 military records available for the last name O'learey. For the veterans among your O'learey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'learey Life Expectancy

What is the average O'learey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'learey 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.

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

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