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Hannahan Family History

Hannahan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hanrahan, Hanahan, Hannagan, Shannahan, Hannaman, Hallahan, Hannan

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Where is the Hannahan family from?

You can see how Hannahan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hannahan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hannahan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Hannahan families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hannahan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hannahan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hannahan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hannahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hannahan. 100% of Hannahan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hannahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannahan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 863 immigration records available for the last name Hannahan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 251 military records available for the last name Hannahan. For the veterans among your Hannahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hannahan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hannahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hannahan in 1962 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

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