Coonan Family History

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Coonan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuanáin ‘descendant of Cuanán’, a diminutive of the personal name Cuana (see Cooney).

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


Similar surnames: Cloonan, Noonan, Coogan, Goonan, Doonan, Moonan, Conran, Cooney

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Coonan Family Origin

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Coonan Family Occupations

What did your Coonan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coonan family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coonan. The most common Coonan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Coonan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Coonan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Coonan Life Expectancy

What is the average Coonan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Coonan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Coonan in 1962 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coonan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coonan 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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