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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


Similar surnames: Scanland, Scanlin, Scantlin, Callan, Scantland, Scally, Canaan

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Scanlan Family Origin

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Scanlan Family Occupations

What did your Scanlan ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Scanlan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Scanlan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Scanlan Life Expectancy

What is the average Scanlan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Scanlan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Scanlan in 1943 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scanlan 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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