Finlan Family History

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Finlan Name Meaning

Irish (midlands): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnaláin (see Fenlon).

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

Similar surnames: Finan, Fenlon, Dinan, Finn, Folan, Kinnan, Conlan, Quinlan, Kingan

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Finlan Family Origin

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Finlan Family Occupations

What did your Finlan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Finlan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Finlan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finlan. A less common occupation for the Finlan family was Labourer.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Labourer


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

Finlan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Finlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finlan 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 802 immigration records available for the last name Finlan. 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 696 military records available for the last name Finlan. For the veterans among your Finlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finlan Life Expectancy

What is the average Finlan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Finlan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Finlan in 1960 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finlan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finlan 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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