Farnan Family History

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Farnan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Farannáin ‘descendant of Forannán’, a personal name possibly based on forrán ‘attack’. The family bearing this name was connected with the church of Ardstraw in Ulster.

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


Similar surnames: Farman, Farran, Harman, Hannan, Fagan, Barna, Saran, Fara, Ferran

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Farnan Family Origin

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Farnan Family Occupations

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  • Drapers Traveller Corn

    11%
  • Dyer

    11%
  • Flax-Dresser

    11%
  • Furniture Broker

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farnan family was Furniture Broker. The most common Farnan occupation in the UK was Drapers Traveller Corn. 11% of Farnan's were Drapers Traveller Corns. Drapers Traveller Corn, Dyer and Flax-Dresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnan.

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Farnan Historical Records

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Farnan Life Expectancy

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