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Jarnigan Family History

Jarnigan Name Meaning
Variant spelling of English Jernigan.

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

23,280 Historical Documents with Jarnigan on Ancestry.com
3,887 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
481 Military Records
59 Immigration Records
3,378 Census and Voter Lists
15,475 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jarnigan Families

  • Number of Jarnigan families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jarnigan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jarnigan census records

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Jarnigan Family Origin

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Jarnigan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jarnigan

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Jarnigan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jarnigan census records

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Jarnigan Civil War Service Records

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