Quinlan Family History

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Quinlan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoindealbháin ‘descendant of Caoindealbhán’, a personal name composed of the elements caoin ‘comely’, ‘fair’ + dealbh ‘form’ + the diminutive suffix -án. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conalláin ‘descendant of Conallán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of Conall (see Connell).

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


Similar surnames: Guinan, Quinley, Mcquillan, Quinn, Duncan, Queenan, Quillan, Quillman

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Quinlan Family Origin

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Quinlan Family Occupations

What did your Quinlan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Quinlan. 42% of Quinlan men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Quinlan women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quinlan were Fisherman and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Fisherman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Student
    10%

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

Quinlan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Quinlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quinlan 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Quinlan. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Quinlan. For the veterans among your Quinlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quinlan Life Expectancy

What is the average Quinlan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Quinlan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Quinlan in 1942 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

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