Dennehy Family History

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Dennehy Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duineachdha ‘descendant of Duineachaidh’, a personal name meaning ‘humane’.

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


Similar surnames: Kennedy, Denny, Downey, Deeney, Dennen, Fennessy, Benney, Dennett

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Dennehy Family Origin

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Dennehy Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Clerk In Tax Office

    8%
  • Confectioner

    8%
  • Deck Hand

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dennehy family was Deck Hand. Keeping House, Clerk In Tax Office and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dennehy. The most common Dennehy occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Dennehy's were Keeping Houses.

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Dennehy Life Expectancy

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