Drennan Family History

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Drennan Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish (mainly Galloway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’, a byname from draighneán ‘blackthorn’.

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


Similar surnames: Brennan, Grennan, Greenan, Donnan, Drenning, Duncan, Dennen, Grannan

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Drennan Family Origin

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Drennan Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drennan. A less common occupation for the Drennan family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Drennan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Drennan's were Coal Miners.

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Drennan Historical Records

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Drennan Life Expectancy

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