Lanagan Family History

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Lanagan Name Meaning

Irish: either a reduced and altered form of McClanahan or a variant of Lanigan.

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

Similar surnames: Lanahan, Lanigan, Flanagan, Langan, Hanagan, Banahan, Lagan, Lenahan

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Lanagan Family Origin

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Lanagan Family Occupations

What did your Lanagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lanagan occupation in the UK was Bone Sizer. 4% of Lanagan's were Bone Sizers. A less common occupation for the Lanagan family was Coal-Miner. Bone Sizer, Bootmaker (Employing 9 Men & 1 Boy) and Bootmaker Unemployed were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanagan.

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  • Bone Sizer

  • Bootmaker (Employing 9 Men & 1 Boy)

  • Bootmaker Unemployed

  • Coal-Miner


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

Lanagan Historical Records

What Lanagan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lanagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanagan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Lanagan

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lanagan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lanagan. For the veterans among your Lanagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanagan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lanagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Lanagan in 1962 was 61, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanagan 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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