Hanrahan Family History

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Hanrahan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnradháin ‘descendant of Anradhán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ánrad(h) ‘hero’, ‘warrior’, ‘champion’, a title denoting the nobleman next in rank to the king in medieval Ireland. The title was also used to denote court poets of the second rank.

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


Similar surnames: Hanahan, Hallahan, Shanahan, Banahan, Monahan, Manahan, Hanavan

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Hanrahan Family Origin

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Hanrahan Family Occupations

What did your Hanrahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hanrahan. 28% of Hanrahan men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Hanrahan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanrahan were Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Hotel Keeper
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Nurse
    13%
  • At Home
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hanrahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Hanrahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanrahan 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanrahan. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hanrahan. For the veterans among your Hanrahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanrahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanrahan lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hanrahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hanrahan in 1946 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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