Fannin Family History

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Fannin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic O Fionnáin ‘descendant of Fionnán’, a diminutive of Finn.

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


Similar surnames: Gannon, Bannon, Manning, Cannon, Hannan, Hannon, Cannan, Mannix

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Fannin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fannin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fannin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    60%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Fannin Family Origin

Where is the Fannin family from?

Fannin Family Occupations

What did your Fannin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fannin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Fannin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fannin family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fannin.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fannin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fannin Historical Records

What Fannin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Fannin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fannin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fannin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Fannin. For the veterans among your Fannin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fannin Life Expectancy

What is the average Fannin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fannin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fannin in 1944 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fannin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fannin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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