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Stranahan Name Meaning

Irish (County Down): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sranacháin ‘descendant of Sranachán’, a personal name apparently derived from srann ‘snoring’.

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


Similar surnames: Shanahan, Granahan, Mcgranahan, Teahan, Hanahan, Banahan, Murnahan

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Stranahan Family Origin

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Stranahan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Stranahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Stranahan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stranahan family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stranahan.

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Stranahan Historical Records

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Stranahan Life Expectancy

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