O Leary Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

O Leary Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the O Leary family

Profession Census Frequency
School 29
General Labourer 5
Assisting In The Business 3
At Home 2
None 2
Day Girl Domestic 2
Char-woman 1
Collier 1
Colliery Engine Stoker 1
Collieryhaulier (below Ground) 1
Dock Labourer 1
Groom 1
Mariner Seaman 1
Masons Labourer 1
Shiptie At Rail Baes 1
Boiler Labourer 1
Cook (domestic) 1
Domestic Servant 1
Farmer 1
Farmers Son Working On Farm 1
Boot & Shoe Repairer 1
Laundress 1
Public House Keeper 1
Servant (domestic) 1
Formerly Caulker & Cutte Striphard 1

O Leary Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 O Brien 29% 4,889
2 O Neill 43% 2,288
3 O Connor 25% 2,195
4 O Neil 43% 2,053
5 O Donnell 22% 1,424
6 O Hara 57% 1,225
7 O Brian 29% 1,034
8 O Connell 22% 829
9 O' Brien 25% 734
10 O Hare 57% 666
11 O Leary 100% 566
12 O Neal 57% 407
13 O Niel 29% 386
14 O Conner 25% 382
15 O' Neill 38% 368
16 O Sullivan 30% 300
17 O Shea 43% 299
18 O Malley 38% 296
19 O Reilly 50% 286
20 O' Connor 22% 277
21 O Grady 57% 249
22 O' Hara 43% 249
23 O' Neil 29% 249
24 O Rourke 38% 228
25 O Bryan 29% 223
26 O Keefe 43% 214
27 O' Donnell 20% 206
28 O Toole 29% 180
29 O Donald 38% 163
30 O Keeffe 38% 150
31 O Donoghue 20% 140
32 O' Brian 25% 130
33 O Niell 29% 128
34 O' Connell 20% 128
35 O Callaghan 36% 123
36 O Dell 43% 115
37 Morris 14% 114
38 O Boyle 29% 114
39 O Hanlon 25% 111
40 Owe 29% 105
41 O' Leary 88% 104
42 O Hagan 29% 100

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The surname O Leary is the 11th most popular variant of O Brien.

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