Nolan Name Meaning

Irish (Leinster and Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nualláin ‘descendant of Nuallán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of nuall ‘famous’, ‘noble’.

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


Similar surnames: Solan, Folan, Honan, Noland, Dolan, Nolin, Nolen, Gogan, Moylan

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Nolan Family Origin

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Nolan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Servant

    7%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Nolan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Nolan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nolan. A less common occupation for the Nolan family was School.

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Nolan Historical Records

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Nolan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Nolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Nolan in 1941 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nolan

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