Finan Name Meaning

Irish (County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnáin ‘descendant of Fionnán’, from the diminutive of fionn ‘fair’.

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


Similar surnames: Finn, Dinan, Finlan, Ronan, Guinan, Kinnan, Ginn, Tivnan, Honan, Fann

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Finan Family Origin

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Finan Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    25%
  • Domestique

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Fruiterer

    13%

In 1881, Servant, Domestique and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finan. A less common occupation for the Finan family was Fruiterer. The most common Finan occupation in Canada was Servant. 25% of Finan's were Servants.

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Finan Historical Records

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Finan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Finan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Finan in 1947 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finan

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