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Finnegan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Americanized form of Irish Ó Fionnagáin ‘descendant of Fionnagán’, a double diminutive of Fionn (see Finn).

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


Similar surnames: Finneran, Donegan, Finan, Hannigan, Finnigan, Finneman, Fineman

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Finnegan Family Origin

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Finnegan Family Occupations

What did your Finnegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Finnegan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Finnegan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finnegan. A less common occupation for the Finnegan family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Finnegan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Finnegan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Finnegan Life Expectancy

What is the average Finnegan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Finnegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Finnegan in 1943 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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