Synan Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): according to Woulfe, a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sionáin, a variant of Ó Seanáin (see Shannon).

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


Similar surnames: Tynan, Finan, Syron, Sloan, Ronan, Dynan, Shan, Honan, Nyhan, Shean

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Synan Family Origin

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Synan Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Cotton Mill Operator

    20%
  • Tailoress

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Synan family was Tailoress. The most common Synan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Synan's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Clerk and Cotton Mill Operator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Synan.

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Synan Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Synan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Synan in 1961 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Synan

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