Lanahan Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Lanahan 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: Lanagan, Clanahan, Lenahan, Banahan, Hanahan, Manahan, Lanigan

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lanahan Family Origin

Where is the Lanahan family from?

Lanahan Family Occupations

What did your Lanahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Public Works Canteen Manager and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lanahan. 50% of Lanahan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

View Census data for Lanahan | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Public Works Canteen Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bobbin Winder Thread Mill H W
  • Masseuseradiographer
  • Teacher (retired)

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

Lanahan Historical Records

What Lanahan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lanahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanahan 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 Lanahan

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lanahan. 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.

View all Lanahan immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Lanahan military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lanahan family history.

Lanahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanahan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lanahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Lanahan in 1952 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanahan 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.

Famous Lanahan Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name