Connor Family History

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Connor Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Connor, which is an Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Conchobhair ‘descendant of Conchobhar’.

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

Similar surnames: Connon, Connors, Cranor, Cannon, Condon, Conlon, Bonner, Conner

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Connor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Connor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Connor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Connor Family Origin

Where is the Connor family from?

Connor Family Occupations

What did your Connor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Connor occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Connor's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Connor. A less common occupation for the Connor family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • School

  • Laborer


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

Connor Historical Records

What Connor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 449,000 census records available for the last name Connor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Connorcensus 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 99,000 immigration records available for the last name Connor. 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 64,000 military records available for the last name Connor. For the veterans among your Connor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Connor Life Expectancy

What is the average Connor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Connor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Connor in 1940 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Connor 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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