Kernaghan Family History

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Kernaghan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearnacháin ‘descendant of Cearnachán’, a personal name based on cearnach ‘victorious’ + the diminutive ending -án.

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


Similar surnames: Heneghan, Lenahan, Kerrigan, Kinahan, Bresnahan, Meighan, Teahan

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Kernaghan Family Origin

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Kernaghan Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    60%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Kernaghan occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 60% of Kernaghan's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kernaghan family was Labourer. Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kernaghan.

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Kernaghan Historical Records

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Kernaghan Life Expectancy

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