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Feehan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiacháin or Ó Féichín a name meaning ‘little raven’ from a diminutive of fiach. Compare with Fegan and Fagan .

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


Similar surnames: Meehan, Deehan, Sheehan, Keelan, Skehan, Fegan, Geelan, Teahan

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Where is the Feehan family from?

You can see how Feehan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feehan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Feehan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 36 Feehan families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 65% of all the recorded Feehan's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Feehan families in 1911.
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What did your Feehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Feehan. 58% of Feehan men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Feehan women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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
    58%
  • Fisherman
    29%
  • Laborer
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Feehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feehan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Feehan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Feehan. For the veterans among your Feehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feehan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Feehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Feehan in 1956 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

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