Ahearn Family History

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Ahearn Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Ahern.

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


Similar surnames: Aherne, Hearn, Hearne, Hearin, Kearn, Hern, Shearon, Shearin, Heary

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Ahearn Family Origin

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Ahearn Family Occupations

What did your Ahearn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ahearn family was Coast Guard (R N). The most common Ahearn occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Ahearn's were Labourers. Labourer, Charwoman and Chief Boatman (RN) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ahearn.

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Charwoman

    5%
  • Chief Boatman (RN)

    5%
  • Coast Guard (R N)

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ahearn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ahearn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ahearn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ahearn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ahearn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ahearn. For the veterans among your Ahearn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ahearn Life Expectancy

What is the average Ahearn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ahearn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ahearn in 1943 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ahearn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ahearn 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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