Conroy Family History

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Conroy Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conraoi ‘descendant of Cú Raoi’, a name meaning ‘hound of the plain’, which was stressed on the final syllable. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conaire ‘descendant of Conaire’, a byname meaning ‘keeper of the hound’ (an agent derivative of cú ‘hound’).

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


Similar surnames: Conway, Conran, Condon, Conaty, Mcinroy, Corboy, Convey, Connon

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Conroy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Conroy name?

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

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    43%

  • England & Wales

    31%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • France

    3%

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Conroy Family Origin

Where is the Conroy family from?

Conroy Family Occupations

What did your Conroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Conroy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Conroy's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conroy. A less common occupation for the Conroy family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Servant

    10%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Conroy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 148,000 census records available for the last name Conroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conroy 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Conroy. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Conroy. For the veterans among your Conroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Conroy Life Expectancy

What is the average Conroy lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Conroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Conroy in 1941 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Conroy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Conroy 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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