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Kirwan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardhubháin ‘descendant of Ciardhubhán’, a personal name composed of the elements ciar ‘dark’ + dubh ‘black’ + the diminutive suffix -an.

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

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Kirwan Family Origin

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Kirwan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Moulder

    3%

In 1880, the most common Kirwan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kirwan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirwan family was Moulder. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirwan.

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Kirwan Historical Records

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Kirwan Life Expectancy

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