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O'donald Name Meaning

Variant of Irish O’Donnell, altered by influence of Donald.

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

Similar surnames: O'donnel, O'daniel, O'tool, Donaho, Ormond, O'neal, O'conor, Donald

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Where is the O'donald family from?

You can see how O'donald families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'donald family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most O'donald families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 O'donald family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded O'donald's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of O'donald families in 1911.
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There are 14,000 census records available for the last name O'donald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'donald 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 1,000 military records available for the last name O'donald. For the veterans among your O'donald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average O'donald lifespan?

Average O'donald life expectancy in 1999 was 47 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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