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O'brion Surname Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of O’Brien.

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

Similar surnames: O'brian, O'bryon, O'bryan, O'briant, Brien, O'brien, Brian, O'quin

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You can see how O'brion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'brion family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most O'brion families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 97 O'brion families living in New York. This was about 26% of all the recorded O'brion's in USA. New York had the highest population of O'brion families in 1880.
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There are 11,000 census records available for the last name O'brion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'brion census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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There are 994 immigration records available for the last name O'brion. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 778 military records available for the last name O'brion. For the veterans among your O'brion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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