Connolly Family History

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Connolly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conghaile ‘descendant of Conghal’, a name meaning ‘hound valiant’ or of Ó Conghalaigh ‘descendant of Conghalach’, a derivative of Conghal; the two surnames have long been confused. Another possible origin is the West Cork name Mac Coingheallaigh (or Ó Coingheallaigh) ‘son (or ‘descendant’) of Coingheallach’, a personal name meaning ‘faithful to pledges’.

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


Similar surnames: Donnelly, Conroy, Cooley, Hennelly, Connon, Connor, Munnelly

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Connolly Family Origin

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Connolly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • School

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Connolly family was Labourer. The most common Connolly occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Connolly's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Connolly.

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Connolly Life Expectancy

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