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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


Similar surnames: Scallan, Shannon, Cannon, Hanlon, Shanley, Scanio, Conlon, Connon

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Scanlon Family Origin

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Scanlon Family Occupations

What did your Scanlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scanlon. 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.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    1%

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

Scanlon Historical Records

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

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Scanlon Life Expectancy

What is the average Scanlon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Scanlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Scanlon in 1944 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scanlon 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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