Faughnan Family History

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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

What did your Faughnan ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Barn Boss

    11%
  • Car Driver

    11%
  • Conductor

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    11%

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

Faughnan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Faughnan Life Expectancy

What is the average Faughnan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Faughnan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Faughnan in 1962 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faughnan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faughnan 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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