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Gaffigan Family History

Gaffigan Name Meaning

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

4,905 Historical Documents with Gaffigan on Ancestry.com
1,517 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
316 Military Records
227 Immigration Records
1,346 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gaffigan Families

  • Number of Gaffigan families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gaffigan families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gaffigan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gaffigan census records

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Gaffigan Family Origin

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Gaffigan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gaffigan families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gaffigan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gaffigan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gaffigan census records

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Gaffigan Civil War Service Records

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