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Heneghan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidhneacháin ‘descendant of Eidhneachán’, a personal name of uncertain origin. Heneghan is an important family name in County Mayo.

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


Similar surnames: Renehan, Kernaghan, Linehan, Sheehan, Hanahan, Mehegan, Deehan

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Heneghan Family Origin

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Heneghan Family Occupations

What did your Heneghan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heneghan. The most common Heneghan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Heneghan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    33%

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

Heneghan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heneghan Life Expectancy

What is the average Heneghan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Heneghan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Heneghan in 1949 was 75, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heneghan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heneghan 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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