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Nyhan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Niatháin ‘descendant of Niathán’, a diminutive of Niath ‘warrior’ (a later spelling of Nia(dh); compare Nee).

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


Similar surnames: Mahan, Ryan, Mohan, Cohan, Synan, Rohan, Nyman, Shan, Mehan, Dynan

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Nyhan Family Origin

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Nyhan Family Occupations

What did your Nyhan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nyhan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Nyhan's were Laborers. Laborer, Brass Finisher and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nyhan. A less common occupation for the Nyhan family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Brass Finisher

    14%
  • Clergyman

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Nyhan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nyhan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nyhan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nyhan. 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 Nyhan. For the veterans among your Nyhan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nyhan Life Expectancy

What is the average Nyhan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nyhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nyhan in 1957 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nyhan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nyhan 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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