O'shea Family History

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O'shea Name Meaning

Irish (County Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha ‘descendant of Séaghdha’, a byname meaning ‘fine’ or ‘fortunate’.

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


Similar surnames: Shea, Mcshea, O'dea, Cashel, O'mara, Shera, Shean, Olsen, Osuna

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O'shea Family Origin

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O'shea Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the O'shea family was Cooper. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'shea. The most common O'shea occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of O'shea's were Farmers.

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O'shea Historical Records

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O'shea Life Expectancy

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