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Ignatius Family History

Ignatius Name Meaning
From the Latin personal name Ignatius (see Ignacio). This is found as a surname in the Netherlands, Finland, and Estonia, among other places.

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

12,246 Historical Documents with Ignatius on Ancestry.com
6,477 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
522 Military Records
825 Immigration Records
1,441 Census and Voter Lists
2,981 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ignatius Families

  • Number of Ignatius families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ignatius families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ignatius last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ignatius Family Origin

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Ignatius Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ignatius

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Ignatius Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ignatius Civil War Service Records

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