Cahalan Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Cahalan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathaláin (see Callan 1).

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


Similar surnames: Cahalane, Callan, Carlan, Carolan, Canavan, Cavan, Cannan, Cahan

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cahalan Family Origin

Where is the Cahalan family from?

SHOW MORE

Cahalan Family Occupations

What did your Cahalan ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer'S Son

    25%
  • Student

    25%

In 1881, the most common Cahalan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Cahalan's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer'S Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cahalan. A less common occupation for the Cahalan family was Student.

Source: Census data for Cahalan | Data not to scale

Cahalan Historical Records

What Cahalan family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cahalan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Cahalan

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Cahalan Life Expectancy

What is the average Cahalan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cahalan 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Cahalan Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name