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Origins of the Linahan surname

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About the Linahans

We have a total number of 901 records for people with the last name Linahan.

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Where do most Linahans live?

In 1921, most Linahans lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Linahans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 307 records for the Linahan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1913.

Who were Linahans most likely to marry?

Sullivans

&

Barrys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Linahans.

What are the most common Linahan first names?

  • John
  • Daniel
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Linahan family members

Common jobs for Linahans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Linahans in 1921
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16

Garden Woman

4

Laundress

4

Widow

3

Charring

2

Common Male occupations for Linahans in 1921
General Labourer

6

Fireman

4

Asphalter

3

Dock Labourer

3

Laborer

3

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