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Drennan Family History

Drennan Name Meaning
Irish and Scottish (mainly Galloway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’, a byname from draighneán ‘blackthorn’.

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

152,111 Historical Documents with Drennan on Ancestry.com
33,255 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,319 Military Records
3,750 Immigration Records
24,551 Census and Voter Lists
85,236 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Drennan Families

  • Number of Drennan families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Drennan families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Drennan families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Drennan Family Origin

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Drennan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Drennan

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Drennan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Drennan Civil War Service Records

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