Granahan Family History

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Granahan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGranahan, an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mac Reannacháin ‘son of Reannachán’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgranahan, Grannan, Stranahan, Shanahan, Renehan, Hanahan, Manahan

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Granahan Family Origin

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Granahan Family Occupations

What did your Granahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Granahan. 40% of Granahan men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Granahan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Granahan were Mail Carrier and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Chauffeur
  • Mail Carrier

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Machine Operator
  • Office Clerk
  • New Worker

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

Granahan Historical Records

What Granahan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Granahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Granahan 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 627 immigration records available for the last name Granahan. 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 610 military records available for the last name Granahan. For the veterans among your Granahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Granahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Granahan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Granahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Granahan in 1951 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Granahan 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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