Langan Family History

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Langan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ‘descendant of Longán’, a personal name probably derived from long ‘tall’, or perhaps from the homonymous long ‘ship’ (and so originally a byname for a seafarer). Sometimes Leonard is used as an equivalent.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Lanigan, Logan, Hannan, Gargan, Lanagan, Pagan, Langen

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Langan Family Origin

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Langan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Miner

    5%

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

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Langan Life Expectancy

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