Meenan Family History

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Meenan Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mianáin ‘descendant of Mianán’, a personal name derived from mian ‘goodwill’.

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

Similar surnames: Meehan, Keenan, Neenan, Heenan, Greenan, Deehan, Geelan, Keegan

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Meenan Family Origin

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Meenan Family Occupations

What did your Meenan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Factory Hand (Wor), Field Worker and Fish Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meenan. A less common occupation for the Meenan family was General Dealer. The most common Meenan occupation in the UK was Factory Hand (Wor). 14% of Meenan's were Factory Hand (Wor)s.

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  • Factory Hand (Wor)

  • Field Worker

  • Fish Merchant

  • General Dealer


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

Meenan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meenan Life Expectancy

What is the average Meenan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Meenan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meenan in 1962 was 63, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meenan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meenan 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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