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Morahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murcháin ‘descendant of Murchán’, a personal name, a pet form of Murchadh ‘sea-warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Monahan, Mohan, Moran, Mahan, Colahan, Mcgahan, Murnahan, Megahan

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Morahan Family Origin

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Morahan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    29%
  • Boatman

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Dressmaker

    14%

In 1881, Labourer, Boatman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morahan. A less common occupation for the Morahan family was Dressmaker. The most common Morahan occupation in Canada was Labourer. 29% of Morahan's were Labourers.

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Morahan Historical Records

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Morahan Life Expectancy

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