Nelan Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Nealon.

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


Similar surnames: Nilan, Felan, Tolan, Neilan, Nolan, Kean, Neman, Dean, Gean, Near

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Nelan Family Origin

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Nelan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Son

    33%
  • W

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nelan family was W. The most common Nelan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Nelan's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nelan.

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Nelan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Nelan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nelan in 1961 was 52, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nelan

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