Granahan Family History

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Granahan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGranahan, an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mac Reannacháin ‘son of Reannachán’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgranahan, Grannan, Stranahan, Shanahan, Renehan, Hanahan, Manahan

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Granahan Family Origin

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Granahan Family Occupations

What did your Granahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Granahan occupation in the USA was Farming. 13% of Granahan's were Farmings. Farming, Florist and Journeyman Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Granahan. A less common occupation for the Granahan family was Keeps House.

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  • Farming

    13%
  • Florist

    13%
  • Journeyman Shoemaker

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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

Granahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Granahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Granahan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Granahan

Passenger List

There are 627 immigration records available for the last name Granahan. 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 610 military records available for the last name Granahan. For the veterans among your Granahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Granahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Granahan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Granahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Granahan in 1951 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Granahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Granahan 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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