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Cavanaugh Family Origin

Where is the Cavanaugh family from?

Cavanaugh Family Occupations

What did your Cavanaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavanaugh. A less common occupation for the Cavanaugh family was Going To School. The most common Cavanaugh occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Cavanaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Cultivateur

    12%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Going To School

    5%

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

Cavanaugh Historical Records

What Cavanaugh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cavanaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavanaugh 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cavanaugh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Cavanaugh. For the veterans among your Cavanaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavanaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavanaugh lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Cavanaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cavanaugh in 1941 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavanaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavanaugh 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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