Fannon Family History

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Fannon Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Fannin.

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

Similar surnames: Lannon, Fann, Cannon, Hannon, Bannon, Gannon, Mannion, Brannon

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Fannon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fannon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fannon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Fannon Family Origin

Where is the Fannon family from?

Fannon Family Occupations

What did your Fannon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fannon family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fannon. The most common Fannon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Fannon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Stone Mason


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

Fannon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Fannon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fannon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fannon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fannon. For the veterans among your Fannon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fannon Life Expectancy

What is the average Fannon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fannon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fannon in 1948 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fannon 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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