Morahan Family History

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Morahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murcháin ‘descendant of Murchán’, a personal name, a pet form of Murchadh ‘sea-warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Monahan, Mohan, Moran, Mahan, Colahan, Mcgahan, Murnahan, Megahan

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Morahan Family Origin

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Morahan Family Occupations

What did your Morahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Art Director Film Prod and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morahan. 20% of Morahan men worked as an Art Director Film Prod and 29% of Morahan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morahan were Hospital Porter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Art Director Film Prod
    20%
  • Art Director Film Production
    20%
  • Flour Warehouseman
    20%
  • Hospital Porter
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Elementary School Teacher
    15%
  • F Nurse
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%

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

Morahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Morahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morahan 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 Morahan. 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 388 military records available for the last name Morahan. For the veterans among your Morahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Morahan lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Morahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Morahan in 1961 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morahan

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