Lehane Family History

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Lehane Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Liatháin ‘descendant of Liathán’, a personal name from a diminutive of liath ‘gray’. Dutch: nickname for a conceited person or a dandy, from haan ‘cock’.

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

Similar surnames: Lean, Keane, Behan, Deane, Shane, Devane, Lohan, Legate, Leone

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Lehane Family Origin

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Lehane Family Occupations

What did your Lehane ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lehane occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Lehane's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Laborer and Dock Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehane. A less common occupation for the Lehane family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayers Laborer

  • Dock Laborer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Lehane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lehane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehane 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lehane. 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 Lehane. For the veterans among your Lehane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehane Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehane lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lehane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lehane in 1956 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehane 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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