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Faughnan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fachtnáin ‘descendant of Fachtnán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of Fachtna, an ancient name meaning ‘hostile’.

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


Similar surnames: Gaughran, Laughlin, Haughney, Fagan, Haughton, Loughnane, Loughran

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Faughnan Family Origin

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Faughnan Family Occupations

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  • Barn Boss

    11%
  • Car Driver

    11%
  • Conductor

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    11%

In 1880, Barn Boss, Car Driver and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faughnan. The most common Faughnan occupation in the USA was Barn Boss. 11% of Faughnan's were Barn Bosss. A less common occupation for the Faughnan family was Day Laborer.

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Faughnan Historical Records

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Faughnan Life Expectancy

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