Lenahan Family History

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Lenahan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leanacháin ‘descendant of Leanachán’, a personal name, probably derived from leann ‘cloak’. (Derivation from léanach ‘sorrowful’ is phonologically unlikely).

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


Similar surnames: Teahan, Linehan, Monahan, Lanahan, Renehan, Kinahan, Bresnahan

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Lenahan Family Origin

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Lenahan Family Occupations

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  • Carter

    20%
  • Costermonger

    20%
  • Dyers Labourer (Stf)

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, Carter, Costermonger and Dyers Labourer (Stf) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lenahan. A less common occupation for the Lenahan family was Labourer. The most common Lenahan occupation in the UK was Carter. 20% of Lenahan's were Carters.

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Lenahan Historical Records

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Lenahan Life Expectancy

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