Jarnigan Family History

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Jarnigan Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Jernigan.

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

Similar surnames: Jernigan, Jarnagin, Lannigan, Hanigan, Donigan, Hanagan, Rattigan

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Jarnigan Family Origin

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Jarnigan Family Occupations

What did your Jarnigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jarnigan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Jarnigan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jarnigan family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jarnigan.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jarnigan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jarnigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jarnigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarnigan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 69 immigration records available for the last name Jarnigan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 491 military records available for the last name Jarnigan. For the veterans among your Jarnigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jarnigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Jarnigan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Jarnigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Jarnigan in 1960 was 30, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jarnigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jarnigan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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