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Scanlan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Scanlon. The surname occasionally occurs with the patronymic prefix Mac.

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


Similar surnames: Scanland, Scanlin, Scantlin, Callan, Scantland, Scally, Canaan

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Scanlan Family Origin

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Scanlan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scanlan. The most common Scanlan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 8% of Scanlan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scanlan family was Laborer.

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Scanlan Historical Records

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Scanlan Life Expectancy

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