Kiernan Family History

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Kiernan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McKiernan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thighearnáin ‘son of Tighearnan’ (see Tiernan).

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


Similar surnames: Tiernan, Kinnan, Kieran, Kernan, Mckiernan, Keenan, Kirwan, Greenan

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Kiernan Family Origin

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Kiernan Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    38%
  • Cath Priest

    13%
  • Gardinien

    13%
  • Medical Doctor

    13%

In 1881, Servant, Cath Priest and Gardinien were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiernan. The most common Kiernan occupation in Canada was Servant. 38% of Kiernan's were Servants. A less common occupation for the Kiernan family was Medical Doctor.

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Kiernan Historical Records

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Kiernan Life Expectancy

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