Loughran Family History

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Loughran Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luchaireáin ‘descendant of Luchaireán’, a pet form of a personal name from luchair ‘radiance’. Compare Loughrey.

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

Similar surnames: Loughrey, Loughnane, Gaughran, Laughlin, Lough, Loughlin, Loughman

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Loughran Family Origin

Where is the Loughran family from?

Loughran Family Occupations

What did your Loughran ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Loughran occupation in the UK was Labourer. 17% of Loughran's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loughran. A less common occupation for the Loughran family was Annuitant.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Hawker

  • Annuitant


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

Loughran Historical Records

What Loughran family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Loughran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loughran 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Loughran. 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 Loughran. For the veterans among your Loughran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loughran Life Expectancy

What is the average Loughran lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Loughran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loughran in 1948 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loughran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loughran 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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