Finnegan Family History

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Finnegan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Americanized form of Irish Ó Fionnagáin ‘descendant of Fionnagán’, a double diminutive of Fionn (see Finn).

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


Similar surnames: Finneran, Donegan, Finan, Hannigan, Finnigan, Finneman, Fineman

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Finnegan Family Origin

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Finnegan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Dock Labourer

    6%
  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Iron Works Labr.

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Finnegan family was Iron Works Labr.. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finnegan. The most common Finnegan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Finnegan's were Labourers.

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Finnegan Historical Records

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Finnegan Life Expectancy

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