Drohan Family History

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Drohan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Druacháin ‘descendant of Druachán’, a byname representing a diminutive of druach ‘wise man’.

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

Similar surnames: Rohan, Doran, Ronan, Drugan, Mohan, Rogan, Doonan, Deehan, Dolan

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Drohan Family Origin

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Drohan Family Occupations

What did your Drohan 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 Drohan. 11% of Drohan men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Drohan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drohan were General Labourer (build and Licensee Public House

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Aero Engine Fitter
  • Controllerman Street Lighting
  • General Labourer (build

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • School Teacher
  • Domestic Servant Feeking Employment
  • Licensee Public House

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

Drohan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Drohan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drohan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Drohan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Drohan. For the veterans among your Drohan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drohan Life Expectancy

What is the average Drohan lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Drohan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Drohan in 1945 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drohan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drohan 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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