Quenlan Family History

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Quenlan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Quinlan, Duncan, Penland, Brennan, Bunyan, Belan, Guinan, Selan

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Quenlan Family Origin

Where is the Quenlan family from?

Quenlan Family Occupations

What did your Quenlan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quenlan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Quenlan's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and No Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quenlan. A less common occupation for the Quenlan family was Works In Cotton Mill.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • No Business

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Quenlan Historical Records

What Quenlan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 163 census records available for the last name Quenlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quenlan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Quenlan

Passenger List

There are 45 immigration records available for the last name Quenlan. 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 8 military records available for the last name Quenlan. For the veterans among your Quenlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quenlan Life Expectancy

What is the average Quenlan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quenlan 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quenlan

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