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Brenan Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the Irish surname Brennan.

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


Similar surnames: Kenan, Bean, Brenny, Boreman, Brean, Greenan, Cronan, Bresnan, Wrenn

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Brenan Family Origin

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Brenan Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    11%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Master

    5%
  • Blind Maker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Brenan occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 11% of Brenan's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Brenan family was Blind Maker. Annuitant, Labourer and Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenan.

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Brenan Historical Records

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Brenan Life Expectancy

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