Grannan Family History

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Grannan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacGrannan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Raghnainn, a form of Mac Raghnaill, cognate with Reynolds.

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

Similar surnames: Grennan, Granahan, Gannon, Hannan, Greenan, Cannan, Brennan, Drennan

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Grannan Family Origin

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Grannan Family Occupations

What did your Grannan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grannan family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and At Confectionery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grannan. The most common Grannan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Grannan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Confectionery

  • Farm Laborer


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

Grannan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grannan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grannan 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Grannan. 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 516 military records available for the last name Grannan. For the veterans among your Grannan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grannan Life Expectancy

What is the average Grannan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grannan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grannan in 1960 was 40, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grannan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grannan 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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