Carnahan Family History

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Carnahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearncháin (see Kernaghan).

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

Similar surnames: Carnathan, Hanahan, Conahan, Manahan, Murnahan, Canavan, Banahan

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Carnahan Family Origin

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Carnahan Family Occupations

What did your Carnahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Carnahan. 50% of Carnahan men worked as a Bricklayer (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer (retired)
  • Navvy Heavy Worke

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Carnahan Historical Records

What Carnahan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Carnahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carnahan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Carnahan

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carnahan. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Carnahan. For the veterans among your Carnahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carnahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Carnahan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Carnahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Carnahan in 1940 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carnahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carnahan 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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