Honan Family History

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Honan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEoghanáin ‘descendant of Eoghanán’, a pet form of the personal name Eógan, meaning ‘born of the yew’. variant of Honeen, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of uaine ‘green’.

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


Similar surnames: Horan, Hogan, Ronan, Hoban, Toran, Logan, Hannan, Hanan, Bonar, Jonas

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Honan Family Origin

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Honan Family Occupations

What did your Honan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Honan. 11% of Honan men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Honan women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Honan were Farmer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Nurse
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Maid
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Honan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Honan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Honan. 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 Honan. For the veterans among your Honan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Honan Life Expectancy

What is the average Honan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Honan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Honan in 1952 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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