O'dea Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh, ‘descendant of Deaghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a compound of deagh- ‘good’ + ádh ‘luck’, ‘fate’.

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


Similar surnames: O'dean, O'day, O'ney, O'shea, O'gara, Oden, Dea, O'rear, Odden, Gonda

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O'dea Family Origin

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O'dea Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Seamstress

    9%
  • Servant

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the O'dea family was Carpenter. The most common O'dea occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of O'dea's were Farmers. Farmer, Seamstress and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'dea.

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O'dea Historical Records

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O'dea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1994 and 2004, O'dea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for O'dea in 1994 was 60, and 54 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'dea

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