Shannahan Family History

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Shannahan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Shanahan.

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

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Shannahan Family Origin

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Shannahan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Shannahan Historical Records

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Shannahan Life Expectancy

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