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Origins of the O'Malley surname

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We have a total number of 27759 records for people with the last name O'Malley.

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Where do most O'Malleys live?

In 1921, most O'Malleys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about O'Malleys

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 5,860 records for the O'Malley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were O'Malleys most likely to marry?

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What are the most common O'Malley first names?

  • John
  • Patrick
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for O'Malleys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for O'Malleys in 1921
Cotton Weaver

24

Dressmaker

18

Tailoress

18

Housekeeper

16

Cotton Winder

15

Common Male occupations for O'Malleys in 1921
General Labourer

41

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

32

Clerks

22

Tailor

21

Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations

18

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