Deehan Family History

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Deehan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díochon ‘descendant of Díochú’, a personal name formed with cú ‘hound’. This is a rare Ulster surname.

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

Similar surnames: Meehan, Deegan, Feehan, Teahan, Sheehan, Keenan, Keegan, Renehan

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Deehan Family Origin

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Deehan Family Occupations

What did your Deehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Deehan. 84% of Deehan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties

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

Deehan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deehan 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 992 immigration records available for the last name Deehan. 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 380 military records available for the last name Deehan. For the veterans among your Deehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deehan Life Expectancy

What is the average Deehan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Deehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Deehan in 1959 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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