O'sullivan Family History

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O'sullivan Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabháin’ (see Sullivan).

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


Similar surnames: Sullivan, O'halloran, Cullinan, Culligan, Hallinan, Halligan

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O'sullivan Family Origin

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O'sullivan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, the most common O'sullivan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of O'sullivan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the O'sullivan family was School. Farmer, Cultivateur and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'sullivan.

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O'sullivan Historical Records

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O'sullivan Life Expectancy

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