Toohey Family History

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Toohey Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuathaigh ‘descendant of Tuathach’, a byname meaning ‘chief’, ‘lord’ (i.e. ruler over a tuath ‘tribe’, ‘territory’).

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


Similar surnames: Toomey, Rooney, Torney, Dooley, Tormey, Looney, Gooley, Torpey

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Toohey Family Origin

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Toohey Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    19%
  • (Iron) Machine Driller

    5%
  • Bottle Washer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1881, the most common Toohey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 19% of Toohey's were Labourers. Labourer, (Iron) Machine Driller and Bottle Washer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toohey. A less common occupation for the Toohey family was Coal Miner.

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Toohey Historical Records

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Toohey Life Expectancy

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