Flanagan Family History

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Flanagan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flannagáin ‘descendant of Flannagán’, a personal name derived from a double diminutive of flann ‘scarlet’, ‘ruddy’.

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


Similar surnames: Langan, Lanigan, O'flanagan, Shanahan, Lanagan, Fagan, Canavan

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Flanagan Family Origin

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Flanagan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Cultivateur

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flanagan. The most common Flanagan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Flanagan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flanagan family was Cultivateur.

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Flanagan Historical Records

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Flanagan Life Expectancy

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