Synan Family History

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Synan Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): according to Woulfe, a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sionáin, a variant of Ó Seanáin (see Shannon).

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


Similar surnames: Tynan, Finan, Syron, Sloan, Ronan, Dynan, Shan, Honan, Nyhan, Shean

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Synan Family Origin

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Synan Family Occupations

What did your Synan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Synan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Synan's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Clerk and Cotton Mill Operator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Synan. A less common occupation for the Synan family was Tailoress.

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Cotton Mill Operator

    20%
  • Tailoress

    20%

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

Synan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Synan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Synan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Synan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Synan. For the veterans among your Synan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Synan Life Expectancy

What is the average Synan lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Synan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Synan in 1961 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Synan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Synan 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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