Lordan Family History

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Lordan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lórdáin ‘descendant of Lórdán’, a personal name of unknown origin. The surname is particularly common in the west of County Cork.

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

Similar surnames: Logan, Toran, Boran, Moran, Corgan, Doran, Riordan, Gordon, Jordan

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Lordan Family Origin

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Lordan Family Occupations

What did your Lordan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lordan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 33% of Lordan's were Labourers. Labourer, Assistant Post Master (CS) and Iron Founders Warehouseman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lordan. A less common occupation for the Lordan family was Lab.

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  • Labourer

  • Assistant Post Master (CS)

  • Iron Founders Warehouseman

  • Lab


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

Lordan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lordan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lordan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lordan. 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 711 military records available for the last name Lordan. For the veterans among your Lordan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lordan Life Expectancy

What is the average Lordan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lordan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lordan in 1962 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lordan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lordan 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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