Brodigan Family History

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Brodigan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Bradigan, found chiefly in counties Meath and Louth.

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


Similar surnames: Bradigan, Branigan, Radigan, Cadigan, Radican, Brosnihan, Lorigan

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Brodigan Family Origin

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Brodigan Family Occupations

What did your Brodigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, File Cutter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brodigan. A less common occupation for the Brodigan family was Keeps House. The most common Brodigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Brodigan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • File Cutter

    14%
  • Grocer

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%

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

Brodigan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brodigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Brodigan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brodigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Brodigan in 1960 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brodigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brodigan 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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