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Cygan Family History

Cygan Name Meaning
Polish: ethnic name or nickname from a word meaning ‘gypsy’, ‘Romany’.Altered spelling of eastern German Zigan, from Hungarian cigány ‘gypsy’.

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

14,096 Historical Documents with Cygan on Ancestry.com
7,381 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,038 Military Records
1,166 Immigration Records
2,226 Census and Voter Lists
2,285 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cygan Families

  • Number of Cygan families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cygan families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cygan families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cygan census records

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Cygan Family Origin

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Cygan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cygan

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Cygan Family Occupations

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Cygan Civil War Service Records

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