Scallan Family History

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Scallan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Scealláin ‘descendant of Sceallán’, a personal name derived from a word meaning ‘kernel’.

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

Similar surnames: Callan, Scanlon, Scally, Carlan, Mcallen, Cavan, Salman, Calnan

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Scallan Family Origin

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Scallan Family Occupations

What did your Scallan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Admis Manager Geyhoid ( and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Scallan. 6% of Scallan men worked as an Admis Manager Geyhoid ( and 52% of Scallan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scallan were Coach Body Finisher and Cafe Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Admis Manager Geyhoid (
  • Boatswain
  • Burner H M Dockyard
  • Coach Body Finisher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Assistant Multiple Stores
  • Cafe Waitress

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

Scallan Historical Records

What Scallan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Scallan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scallan 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 766 immigration records available for the last name Scallan. 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 Scallan. For the veterans among your Scallan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scallan Life Expectancy

What is the average Scallan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scallan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Scallan in 1944 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scallan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scallan 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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