Shahan Family History

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Shahan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Sheehan. Muslim: from the Persian word shahan ‘kings’, the plural of Shah. Shahan Shah ‘King of Kings’ was a title used by royalty in Iran before the revolution of 1979. Shahan is a widespread name in Iran and the Indian subcontinent.

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


Similar surnames: Shah, Shaheen, Shawhan, Sheahan, Shan, Shehan, Shean, Shahid, Skahan

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Shahan Family Origin

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Shahan Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shahan. A less common occupation for the Shahan family was Keeping House. The most common Shahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Shahan's were Farmers.

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Shahan Historical Records

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Shahan Life Expectancy

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