Grannan Family History

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Grannan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacGrannan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Raghnainn, a form of Mac Raghnaill, cognate with Reynolds.

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


Similar surnames: Grennan, Granahan, Gannon, Hannan, Greenan, Cannan, Brennan, Drennan

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Grannan Family Origin

Where is the Grannan family from?

Grannan Family Occupations

What did your Grannan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Winder Plumber Laugle and Cotton Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grannan. 19% of Grannan men worked as a Winder Plumber Laugle and 30% of Grannan women worked as a Cotton Winder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grannan were General Labourer and Elect Fitter Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Winder Plumber Laugle
    19%
  • Cotton Hands Spinner
    10%
  • Cotton Spinning
    10%
  • General Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Winder
    30%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Cotton Ring Spinner
    10%
  • Elect Fitter Assembler
    10%

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

Grannan Historical Records

What Grannan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grannan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grannan 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Grannan. 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 516 military records available for the last name Grannan. For the veterans among your Grannan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grannan Life Expectancy

What is the average Grannan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grannan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grannan in 1960 was 40, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grannan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grannan 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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