Nyhan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Niatháin ‘descendant of Niathán’, a diminutive of Niath ‘warrior’ (a later spelling of Nia(dh); compare Nee).

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


Similar surnames: Mahan, Ryan, Mohan, Cohan, Synan, Rohan, Nyman, Shan, Mehan, Dynan

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Nyhan Family Origin

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Nyhan Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    33%
  • Tailor Employ 2 Hands

    33%
  • Tin Miner

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nyhan family was Tin Miner. The most common Nyhan occupation in the UK was Tailor. 33% of Nyhan's were Tailors. Tailor and Tailor Employ 2 Hands were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nyhan.

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Nyhan Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Nyhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nyhan in 1957 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nyhan

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