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Lordan Family History

Lordan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lórdáin ‘descendant of Lórdán’ a personal name of unexplained etymology. The surname is particularly common in the west of County Cork.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Logan, Toran, Boran, Moran, Corgan, Doran, Riordan, Gordon, Jordan

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Where is the Lordan family from?

You can see how Lordan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lordan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lordan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 37 Lordan families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Lordan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Lordan families in 1891.
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What did your Lordan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wharf Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lordan. 100% of Lordan men worked as a Wharf Labourer and 100% of Lordan 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Wharf Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lordan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lordan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lordan. 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 711 military records available for the last name Lordan. For the veterans among your Lordan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lordan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lordan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lordan in 1962 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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