Langan Family History

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Langan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ‘descendant of Longán’, a personal name probably derived from long ‘tall’, or perhaps from the homonymous long ‘ship’ (and so originally a byname for a seafarer). Sometimes Leonard is used as an equivalent.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Lanigan, Logan, Hannan, Gargan, Lanagan, Pagan, Langen

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Langan Family Origin

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Langan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Going To School

    10%
  • Common Laborer

    3%
  • Ferhantier

    3%

In 1881, the most common Langan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Langan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Langan family was Ferhantier. Farmer, Going To School and Common Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langan.

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Langan Life Expectancy

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