Drinan Family History

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Drinan Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): variant of Drennan.

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


Similar surnames: Dinan, Drinnen, Drinnon, Dorian, Degnan, Donnan, Cronan, Divan, Dynan

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Drinan Family Origin

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Drinan Family Occupations

What did your Drinan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Darbress and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drinan. The most common Drinan occupation in Canada was Darbress. 33% of Drinan's were Darbresss. A less common occupation for the Drinan family was Watchman.

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  • Darbress

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%
  • Watchman

    33%

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

Drinan Historical Records

What Drinan family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Drinan Life Expectancy

What is the average Drinan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Drinan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Drinan in 1963 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drinan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drinan 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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