Whelihan Family History

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Whelihan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Faoileacháin ‘descendant of Faoileachán’, a byname from faoileach ‘joyful’.

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

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Whelihan Family Origin

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Whelihan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Boatman

    8%
  • Cartman

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, the most common Whelihan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Whelihan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Whelihan family was Farming. Laborer, Boatman and Cartman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whelihan.

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Whelihan Historical Records

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Whelihan Life Expectancy

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