Banahan Family History

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Banahan Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish O’Ban(n)aghan, Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beannacháin ‘descendant of Beannachán’, a byname from a diminutive of beannach ‘peaked’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanahan, Manahan, Canavan, Shanahan, Lanahan, Hanrahan, Monahan

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Banahan Family Origin

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Banahan Family Occupations

What did your Banahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Banahan family was Iron Moulder. The most common Banahan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Banahan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Hostler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banahan.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Hostler

    9%
  • Iron Moulder

    9%

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

Banahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Banahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banahan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Banahan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Banahan. For the veterans among your Banahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Banahan lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Banahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Banahan in 1946 was 51, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banahan 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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