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Flannery Family History

Flannery Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flannghaile ‘descendant of Flannghal’ a personal name composed of the elements flann ‘red ruddy’ + gal ‘valor’.

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


Similar surnames: Flaherty, Lavery, Flattery, Lennert, Laundry, Lander, Mandery

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Where is the Flannery family from?

You can see how Flannery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Flannery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Flannery families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Flannery families living in Missouri. This was about 29% of all the recorded Flannery's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Flannery families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Flannery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Flannery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Flannery. 14% of Flannery men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Flannery women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flannery were Clerk and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Flannery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flannery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Flannery. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Flannery. For the veterans among your Flannery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Flannery lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Flannery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Flannery in 1942 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

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