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Phan Family History

Phan Name Meaning
Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

26,618 Historical Documents with Phan on Ancestry.com
19,576 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,766 Military Records
2,061 Immigration Records
2,280 Census and Voter Lists
935 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Phan Families

  • Number of Phan families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Phan families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Phan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Phan census records

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Phan Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Phan families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Phan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Phan families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Phan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Phan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Phan census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Phan ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Phan

Did the Phans fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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