Kernan Family History

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Kernan Name Meaning

reduced form of McKiernan. reduced and altered form of Kernaghan.

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


Similar surnames: Kiernan, Kennan, Keelan, Kinnan, Kenna, Keenan, Hernan, Kenan, Kortan

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Kernan Family Origin

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Kernan Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Tobacconist

    20%

In 1881, Servant, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kernan. The most common Kernan occupation in Canada was Servant. 40% of Kernan's were Servants. A less common occupation for the Kernan family was Tobacconist.

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Kernan Historical Records

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Kernan Life Expectancy

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