Meehan Family History

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Meehan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhacháin ‘descendant of Miadhachán’, a diminutive of Miadhach, a byname meaning ‘honorable’. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maotháin ‘descendant of Maothán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of maoth ‘moist’, ‘soft’, ‘tearful’. in some instances, an assimilated form of Mehegan.

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


Similar surnames: Deehan, Feehan, Meenan, Meighan, Sheehan, Mohan, Mahan, Mcgeehan

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Meehan Family Origin

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Meehan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    3%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Meehan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Meehan's were Labourers. Labourer, Tailor and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meehan. A less common occupation for the Meehan family was Bricklayers Labourer.

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Meehan Historical Records

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Meehan Life Expectancy

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