Mulhern Family History

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Mulhern Name Meaning

Irish (midland and Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilchiaráin ‘descendant of Maoilchiaráin’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Ciarán’ (a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘black’).

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

Similar surnames: Mullery, Mullen, Mulderig, Munden, Mulvenna, Mulkern, Mulhearn

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Mulhern Family Origin

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Mulhern Family Occupations

What did your Mulhern ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Shoe Maker and Analytical Chemist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mulhern. A less common occupation for the Mulhern family was Coal Miner. The most common Mulhern occupation in the UK was Labourer. 15% of Mulhern's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Analytical Chemist

  • Coal Miner


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

Mulhern Historical Records

What Mulhern family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Mulhern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mulhern 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mulhern. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mulhern. For the veterans among your Mulhern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mulhern Life Expectancy

What is the average Mulhern lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mulhern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mulhern in 1947 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mulhern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mulhern 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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