Garrahan Family History

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Garrahan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aracháin.

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


Similar surnames: Garrigan, Hanrahan, Carnahan, Gaughan, Callahan, Gavaghan, Granahan

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Garrahan Family Origin

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Garrahan Family Occupations

What did your Garrahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brick Setter Brickworks Heavy W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Garrahan. 8% of Garrahan men worked as a Brick Setter Brickworks Heavy W and 64% of Garrahan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Garrahan were Free Wheel Adjuster and Sewing Machinistladies And Childrens Wearing Spharel

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brick Setter Brickworks Heavy W
    8%
  • Brickworks Labourer
    8%
  • Coal Hoist Labourer Hea Wor
    8%
  • Free Wheel Adjuster
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    64%
  • Housekeeping
    10%
  • Incapacitated
    10%
  • Sewing Machinistladies And Childrens Wearing Spharel
    10%

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

Garrahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Garrahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrahan 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 646 immigration records available for the last name Garrahan. 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 409 military records available for the last name Garrahan. For the veterans among your Garrahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrahan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Garrahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Garrahan in 1954 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrahan 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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