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Deehan Family History

Deehan Name Meaning

Irish (Offaly): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díochon ‘descendant of Díochú’ a personal name formed with ‘hound’.

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

Similar surnames: Meehan, Deegan, Feehan, Teahan, Sheehan, Keenan, Keegan, Renehan

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Where is the Deehan family from?

You can see how Deehan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deehan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Deehan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Deehan families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Deehan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Deehan families in 1911.
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What did your Deehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Deehan. 100% of Deehan 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
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deehan 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 992 immigration records available for the last name Deehan. 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 380 military records available for the last name Deehan. For the veterans among your Deehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deehan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Deehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Deehan in 1959 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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