Queenan Family History

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Queenan Name Meaning

Irish (chiefly Counties Sligo and Roscommon): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuineáin, from a diminutive of the personal name Cú, meaning ‘hound’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenan, Keenan, Meenan, Guinan, Deehan, Sheehan, Feehan, Sheeran

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Queenan Family Origin

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Queenan Family Occupations

What did your Queenan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Queenan. 24% of Queenan men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Queenan women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Queenan were Contractor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Fireman
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Contractor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Maid
    10%

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

Queenan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Queenan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Queenan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Queenan. 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 Card

There are 999 military records available for the last name Queenan. For the veterans among your Queenan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Queenan Life Expectancy

What is the average Queenan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Queenan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Queenan in 1958 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Queenan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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