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Mehan Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Meehan. Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) name of unknown meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Mohan, Shan, Mahan, Tehan, Man, Mchan, Megan, Moran, Lehan, Meehan

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Where is the Mehan family from?

You can see how Mehan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mehan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mehan families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Mehan families living in New Brunswick. This was about 39% of all the recorded Mehan's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mehan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mehan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mehan. 54% of Mehan men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Undertaker
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Mehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mehan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mehan. For the veterans among your Mehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mehan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mehan in 1955 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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