Carolan Family History

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Carolan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearbhalláin, a northern and midland Irish name meaning ‘descendant of Cearbhallán’, a diminutive of the personal name Cearbhall (see Carroll).

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


Similar surnames: Callan, Carlin, Carlan, Cavan, Ronan, Coan, Carolina, Cahalan

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Carolan Family Origin

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Carolan Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    29%
  • Student

    12%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Constable

    6%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Student and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carolan. A less common occupation for the Carolan family was Constable. The most common Carolan occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 29% of Carolan's were Blacksmiths.

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Carolan Historical Records

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Carolan Life Expectancy

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Famous Carolan Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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