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Horan Family History

Horan Name Meaning
(Connacht) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUghróin ‘descendant of Ughrón’, a personal name from ughrach ‘warlike’.Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOdhráin ‘descendant of Ódhrán’, a personal name (borne, according to legend, by St. Patrick’s charioteer) from odhar ‘dun-colored’.reduced form of Hanrahan.

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

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108,117 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,133 Military Records
19,461 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Horan Families

  • Number of Horan families
     280 - 557
     94 - 279
     1 - 93
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Horan families
     211 - 419
     71 - 210
     1 - 70
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Horan families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Horan Family Origin

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Horan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Horan

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Horan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Horan Civil War Service Records

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