Horan Name Meaning

(Connacht) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUghróin ‘descendant of Ughrón’, a personal name from ughrach ‘warlike’. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOdhráin ‘descendant of Ódhrán’, a personal name (borne, according to legend, by St. Patrick’s charioteer) from odhar ‘dun-colored’. reduced form of Hanrahan.

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


Similar surnames: Honan, Horgan, Toran, Foran, Hogan, Moran, Hoban, Boran, Doran, Oran

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Horan Family Origin

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Horan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Cultivateur

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Horan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Horan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horan. A less common occupation for the Horan family was Labourer.

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Horan Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Horan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Horan in 1941 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horan

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