Counihan Family History

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Counihan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuanacháin, from a diminutive of the personal name Cuana (see Cooney).

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


Similar surnames: Houlihan, Coonan, Moynihan, Conran, Colahan, Monahan, Conahan, Cohan

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Counihan Family Origin

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Counihan Family Occupations

What did your Counihan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Dress Maker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Counihan. The most common Counihan occupation in Canada was Boiler Maker. 17% of Counihan's were Boiler Makers. A less common occupation for the Counihan family was Farmer.

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  • Boiler Maker

    17%
  • Dress Maker

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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

Counihan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Counihan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Counihan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Counihan. 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 Card

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

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Counihan Life Expectancy

What is the average Counihan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Counihan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Counihan in 1949 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Counihan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Counihan 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.

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