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Flanagan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flannagáin ‘descendant of Flannagán’, a personal name derived from a double diminutive of flann ‘scarlet’, ‘ruddy’.

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


Similar surnames: Langan, Lanigan, O'flanagan, Shanahan, Lanagan, Fagan, Canavan

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Flanagan Family Origin

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Flanagan Family Occupations

What did your Flanagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flanagan. A less common occupation for the Flanagan family was Farming. The most common Flanagan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Flanagan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Flanagan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Flanagan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Flanagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Flanagan lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Flanagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Flanagan in 1941 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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