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

What did your Lenahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lenahan. 60% of Lenahan men worked as a General Labourer and 89% of Lenahan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lenahan were Salesman and Shopkeeper (tobacconist)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    60%
  • Salesman
    40%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Shopkeeper (tobacconist)
    12%

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

Lenahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Lenahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lenahan 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 Lenahan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lenahan. For the veterans among your Lenahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lenahan Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lenahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lenahan in 1951 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

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