Geelan Family History

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Geelan Name Meaning

Irish (County Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gialláin, which MacLysaght suggests may be derived from a diminutive of giall ‘hostage’.

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


Similar surnames: Keelan, Heelan, Greenan, Whelan, Feehan, Keenan, Keegan, Heenan

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Geelan Family Origin

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Geelan Family Occupations

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  • (Rlwy) Carriage Fitter

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Shop Keeper

    33%

In 1881, the most common Geelan occupation in the UK was (Rlwy) Carriage Fitter. 33% of Geelan's were (Rlwy) Carriage Fitters. A less common occupation for the Geelan family was Shop Keeper. (Rlwy) Carriage Fitter and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geelan.

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Geelan Historical Records

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Geelan Life Expectancy

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