Honan Family History

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Honan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEoghanáin ‘descendant of Eoghanán’, a pet form of the personal name Eógan, meaning ‘born of the yew’. variant of Honeen, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of uaine ‘green’.

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

Similar surnames: Horan, Hogan, Ronan, Hoban, Toran, Logan, Hannan, Hanan, Bonar, Jonas

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Honan Family Origin

Where is the Honan family from?

Honan Family Occupations

What did your Honan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Honan family was Avocat. The most common Honan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Honan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honan.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Going To School

  • Avocat


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

Honan Historical Records

What Honan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Honan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Honan. 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 Honan. For the veterans among your Honan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Honan Life Expectancy

What is the average Honan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Honan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Honan in 1952 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Honan 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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