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Hanlon Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnluain ‘descendant of Anluan’, a personal name from the intensive prefix an- + luan ‘light’, ‘radiance’ or ‘warrior’. Occasionally Hanlon has been used to represent Hallinan.

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


Similar surnames: Hanson, Hannon, Hanley, Cannon, Shannon, Hannan, Donlon, Bannon

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Hanlon Family Origin

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Hanlon Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Dock Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hanlon family was Coal Miner. The most common Hanlon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Hanlon's were Labourers. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanlon.

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Hanlon Historical Records

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Hanlon Life Expectancy

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