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Cullinan Name Meaning

Irish (Clare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuileannáin ‘descendant of Cuileannán’ from a diminutive of Cuileann (see Cullen ).

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

Similar surnames: Culligan, Sullivan, Callanan, Hallinan, Mulligan, Guinan, Mullican

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Where is the Cullinan family from?

You can see how Cullinan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cullinan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Cullinan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 105 Cullinan families living in New York. This was about 23% of all the recorded Cullinan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cullinan families in 1880.
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What did your Cullinan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cullinan. 11% of Cullinan men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Cullinan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cullinan were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cullinan. For the veterans among your Cullinan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cullinan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cullinan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cullinan in 1949 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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