Callanan Family History

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Callanan Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Callanáin ‘descendant of Callanán’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Callahan, Hallinan, Hallahan, Callan, Cullinan, Halligan, Callaway

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Callanan Family Origin

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Callanan Family Occupations

What did your Callanan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Callanan. 7% of Callanan men worked as a General Labourer and 40% of Callanan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Callanan were Bricklayer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Dock Clerk
    5%
  • Bank Cleaner
    3%
  • Bricklayer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • School Teacher
    7%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Teacher
    4%

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

Callanan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Callanan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Callanan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Callanan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Callanan. For the veterans among your Callanan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Callanan Life Expectancy

What is the average Callanan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Callanan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Callanan in 1955 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callanan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callanan 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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