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Mullan Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): variant of Mullen .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mullane, Mullin, Mullany, Mullen, Pullan, Millar, Millen, Mulvany

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Where is the Mullan family from?

You can see how Mullan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mullan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mullan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Mullan families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Mullan's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Mullan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mullan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mullan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mullan. 19% of Mullan men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Mullan women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mullan were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Mullan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mullan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mullan. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mullan. For the veterans among your Mullan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mullan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mullan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mullan in 1952 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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