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Scanlan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Scanlon. The surname occasionally occurs with the patronymic prefix Mac.

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


Similar surnames: Scanland, Scanlin, Scantlin, Callan, Scantland, Scally, Canaan

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Scanlan Family Origin

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Scanlan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Scanlan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Scanlan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Scanlan family was Coal Miner. Labourer, Tailor and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scanlan.

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Scanlan Historical Records

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Scanlan Life Expectancy

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