O'kelly Family History

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O'kelly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’ (see Kelly).

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


Similar surnames: O'kelley, Kelly, O'reilly, O'neill, Donnelly, O'ney, O'keefe, O'berry

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O'kelly Family Origin

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O'kelly Family Occupations

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  • Son

    29%
  • Carpentier

    14%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%

In 1881, Son, Carpentier and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'kelly. A less common occupation for the O'kelly family was Farm Laborer. The most common O'kelly occupation in Canada was Son. 29% of O'kelly's were Sons.

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O'kelly Historical Records

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O'kelly Life Expectancy

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