Lanahan Family History

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Lanahan Name Meaning

Irish: either a reduced and altered form of McClanahan or a variant of Lanigan.

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

Similar surnames: Lanagan, Clanahan, Lenahan, Banahan, Hanahan, Manahan, Lanigan

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Lanahan Family Origin

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Lanahan Family Occupations

What did your Lanahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lanahan family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Lanahan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Lanahan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanahan.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Lanahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lanahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanahan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lanahan. 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 Lanahan. For the veterans among your Lanahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanahan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lanahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Lanahan in 1952 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanahan 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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