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Adan Family History

Adan Surname Meaning

Spanish (Adán): from the personal name Adán, Spanish form of Adam.

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

Similar surnames: Adam, Adank, Aday, Ban, Aden, Alan, Madan, Ladas, Agan, Awan

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Where is the Adan family from?

You can see how Adan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adan families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 58 Adan families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Adan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Adan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Adan. 34% of Adan men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laberor
  • Rancher
  • Printer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Adan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Adan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Adan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Adan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Adan in 1953 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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