Crahan Family History

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Crahan Name Meaning

Irish: according to MacLysaght this is a Kerry variant of McCrohan or a Mayo form of O’Creaghan, a variant of Crean.

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

Similar surnames: Cahan, Trahan, Mahan, Cohan, Crehan, Crain, Teahan, Crogan, Creagan

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Crahan Family Origin

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Crahan Family Occupations

What did your Crahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Crahan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and B K Repairing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crahan. A less common occupation for the Crahan family was Horse Shoer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • B K Repairing

  • Horse Shoer


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

Crahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Crahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crahan 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Crahan. 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 478 military records available for the last name Crahan. For the veterans among your Crahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Crahan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Crahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Crahan in 1957 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crahan 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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