Linehan Family History

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Linehan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laidhghneáin ‘descendant of Laidhghneán’, a personal name that occurs in Old Irish genealogies; it is perhaps a diminutive of laidhghein ‘snow-birth’ (from ladhg ‘snow’ + gein ‘birth’).

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

Similar surnames: Lenahan, Renehan, Kinahan, Windham, Meehan, Finnegan, Lanahan

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Linehan Family Origin

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Linehan Family Occupations

What did your Linehan 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 Linehan. 67% of Linehan men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Linehan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linehan were Colliery Hewer Heavy Worker and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private School Mistress
  • Unpaid House Duties
  • Dressmaker

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

Linehan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Linehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linehan 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Linehan. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Linehan. For the veterans among your Linehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linehan Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Linehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Linehan in 1943 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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