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O'daly Family History

O'daly Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: O'day, Daly, O'mary, O'maley, Day, Dale, Oswald, Monday, Dowdall, Oda

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Where is the O'daly family from?

You can see how O'daly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'daly family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 12 O'daly families living in Massachusetts. This was about 92% of all the recorded O'daly's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of O'daly families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the O'daly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your O'daly ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your O'daly ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 532 census records available for the last name O'daly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'daly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 289 immigration records available for the last name O'daly. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 96 military records available for the last name O'daly. For the veterans among your O'daly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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