Horkan Family History

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Horkan Name Meaning

shortened anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnradháin (see Hanrahan). (County Mayo): variant of Harkin 2.

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


Similar surnames: Horgan, Horan, Corgan, Moran, Doran, Honan, Harman, Morken, Boran

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Horkan Family Origin

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Horkan Family Occupations

What did your Horkan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Horkan family was Stone Mason. The most common Horkan occupation in the UK was Dyers Labourer. 33% of Horkan's were Dyers Labourers. Dyers Labourer and Housekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Horkan.

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  • Dyers Labourer

    33%
  • Housekeeper

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%

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Horkan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Horkan Life Expectancy

What is the average Horkan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Horkan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Horkan in 1962 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horkan 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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