Honan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEoghanáin ‘descendant of Eoghanán’, a pet form of the personal name Eógan, meaning ‘born of the yew’. variant of Honeen, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of uaine ‘green’.

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


Similar surnames: Horan, Hogan, Ronan, Hoban, Toran, Logan, Hannan, Hanan, Bonar, Jonas

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Honan Family Origin

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Honan Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Lab

    8%
  • Clerk (Civil Service)

    8%
  • Gardener (Com)

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

In 1881, the most common Honan occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Lab. 8% of Honan's were Bricklayers Labs. Bricklayers Lab, Clerk (Civil Service) and Gardener (Com) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honan. A less common occupation for the Honan family was Grocer.

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Honan Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Honan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Honan in 1952 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honan

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