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Greenan Name Meaning

Irish (mainly Cavan and Sligo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Grianáin ‘descendant of Grianán’, probably from a diminutive of grian ‘sun’, grianach ‘sunny’, ‘cheerful’. Scottish: habitational name from either of two places so named in Strathclyde region, probably named with the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Grennan, Greenman, Queenan, Drennan, Meenan, Keenan, Creegan, Brennan

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Greenan Family Origin

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Greenan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Going To School

    40%
  • Farm Laab.

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Greenan family was Labourer. The most common Greenan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Greenan's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Farm Laab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenan.

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Greenan Historical Records

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Greenan Life Expectancy

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