Garrahan Family History

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Garrahan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aracháin.

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


Similar surnames: Garrigan, Hanrahan, Carnahan, Gaughan, Callahan, Gavaghan, Granahan

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Garrahan Family Origin

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Garrahan Family Occupations

What did your Garrahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrahan. The most common Garrahan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Garrahan's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Garrahan family was Boatman.

View Census data for Garrahan | Data not to scale

  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    8%
  • Boatman

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Garrahan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Garrahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrahan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Garrahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Garrahan in 1954 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrahan 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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