Stranahan Family History

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Stranahan Name Meaning

Irish (County Down): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sranacháin ‘descendant of Sranachán’, a personal name apparently derived from srann ‘snoring’.

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


Similar surnames: Shanahan, Granahan, Mcgranahan, Teahan, Hanahan, Banahan, Murnahan

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Stranahan Family Origin

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Stranahan Family Occupations

What did your Stranahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stranahan. 23% of Stranahan men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Stranahan women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stranahan were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    21%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    20%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%

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

Stranahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stranahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stranahan 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 626 immigration records available for the last name Stranahan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stranahan. For the veterans among your Stranahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stranahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Stranahan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Stranahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stranahan in 1954 was 37, and 86 in 2004.

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