Hanahan Family History

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Hanahan Name Meaning

Irish (County Limerick): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnacháin ‘descendant of Annachán’, a diminutive of Annach, a byname of uncertain meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Hanrahan, Banahan, Hanavan, Shanahan, Manahan, Hannan, Canavan

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Hanahan Family Origin

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Hanahan Family Occupations

What did your Hanahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanahan. The most common Hanahan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Hanahan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Hanahan family was B & Shoe Dealer.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • B & Shoe Dealer

    3%

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

Hanahan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hanahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanahan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hanahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hanahan in 1956 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanahan 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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