Branigan Family History

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Branigan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Brannigan.

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


Similar surnames: Branagan, Radigan, Hanigan, Flanigan, Finigan, Brodigan, Branin

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Branigan Family Origin

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Branigan Family Occupations

What did your Branigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Branigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Branigan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Branigan family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branigan.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Branigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Branigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branigan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Branigan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Branigan. For the veterans among your Branigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Branigan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Branigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Branigan in 1957 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Branigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branigan 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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