Cahalan Family History

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Cahalan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathaláin (see Callan 1).

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


Similar surnames: Cahalane, Callan, Carlan, Carolan, Canavan, Cavan, Cannan, Cahan

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Cahalan Family Origin

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Cahalan Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    40%
  • Dock Labourer

    20%
  • Milliner

    20%
  • Refiner Of Vitriol (Alkali)

    20%

In 1881, Boot Maker, Dock Labourer and Milliner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cahalan. The most common Cahalan occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 40% of Cahalan's were Boot Makers. A less common occupation for the Cahalan family was Refiner Of Vitriol (Alkali).

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Cahalan Historical Records

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Cahalan Life Expectancy

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