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Scanlon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Scannláin, ‘descendant of Scannlán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of Scannal (see Scannell).

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

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Scanlon Family Origin

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Scanlon Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    1%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scanlon family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Scanlon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Scanlon's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scanlon.

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Scanlon Life Expectancy

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Famous Scanlon Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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