Ghan Family History

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Ghan Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McGhan, a variant of McGann.

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

Similar surnames: Shan, Whan, Han, Gean, Goan, Gahan, Ban, Shean, Hand, Shaw

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Ghan Family Origin

Where is the Ghan family from?

Ghan Family Occupations

What did your Ghan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ghan. The most common Ghan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ghan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ghan family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ghan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ghan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ghan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ghan 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Ghan. 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 471 military records available for the last name Ghan. For the veterans among your Ghan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ghan Life Expectancy

What is the average Ghan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ghan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Ghan in 1962 was 41, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ghan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ghan 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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