Neenan Family History

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Neenan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Naoidheannáin ‘descendant of Naoidheanán’, from naoidheán ‘infant’, often now assimilated to Noonan.

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

Similar surnames: Meenan, Heenan, Keenan, Meehan, Deehan, Neilan, Greenan, Deegan

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Neenan Family Origin

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Neenan Family Occupations

What did your Neenan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Neenan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 25% of Neenan's were Labourers. Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Coach Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neenan. A less common occupation for the Neenan family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Labourer

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Coach Painter

  • Farm Labourer


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

Neenan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Neenan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neenan 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 Neenan. 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 788 military records available for the last name Neenan. For the veterans among your Neenan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neenan Life Expectancy

What is the average Neenan lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Neenan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Neenan in 1947 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neenan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neenan 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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