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Origins of the Noonan surname

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About the Noonans

We have a total number of 25786 records for people with the last name Noonan.

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Where do most Noonans live?

In 1921, most Noonans lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Noonans

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We have 4,830 records for the Noonan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1867.

Who were Noonans most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Noonan first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Noonans

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

Common Female occupations for Noonans in 1921


Domestic Servant






General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Noonans in 1921


General Labourer


Able Seaman


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers




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