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Monahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Manacháin ‘descendant of Manachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. See also Monk. The Gaelic name is sometimes interpreted as if it were Ó Muineacháin ‘descendant of the little shrubbery’, and is sometimes translated as Thornton. Compare the place name Monaghan.

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

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Monahan Family Origin

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Monahan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monahan. The most common Monahan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Monahan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Monahan family was Carpenter.

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Monahan Life Expectancy

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