Scanlan Family History

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Scanlan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Scanlon. The surname occasionally occurs with the patronymic prefix Mac.

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

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Scanlan Family Origin

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Scanlan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scanlan family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scanlan. The most common Scanlan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Scanlan's were Laborers.

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Scanlan Life Expectancy

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