Relihan Family History

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Relihan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Roileacháin ‘descendant of Roileachán’, probably a diminutive of the unexplained personal name Roghallach.

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


Similar surnames: Redican, Renehan, Teahan, Regan, Whelihan, Deehan, Milian, Breihan

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Relihan Family Origin

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Relihan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Day Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farmer And Physician

    7%

In 1880, the most common Relihan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Relihan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Relihan family was Farmer And Physician. Farmer, Day Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Relihan.

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Relihan Historical Records

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Relihan Life Expectancy

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