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Horkan Family History

Horkan Name Meaning
shortened anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnradháin (see Hanrahan).(County Mayo): variant of Harkin 2.

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

10,106 Historical Documents with Horkan on Ancestry.com
4,223 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
463 Military Records
661 Immigration Records
2,009 Census and Voter Lists
2,750 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Horkan Families

  • Number of Horkan families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Horkan families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Horkan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Horkan Family Origin

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Horkan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Horkan

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Horkan Family Occupations

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Military Service by Horkan

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