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Cadigan Name Meaning

Welsh (Glamorgan) and Irish: variant of Cadogan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Radigan, Cadogan, Madigan, Calligan, Radican, Carrigan, Lanigan

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Where is the Cadigan family from?

You can see how Cadigan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cadigan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Cadigan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 60 Cadigan families living in Massachusetts. This was about 38% of all the recorded Cadigan's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Cadigan families in 1880.
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What did your Cadigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cadigan. 20% of Cadigan men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Cadigan women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cadigan were Fireman and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cadigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cadigan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cadigan. 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 Cards

There are 886 military records available for the last name Cadigan. For the veterans among your Cadigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cadigan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cadigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cadigan in 1954 was 29, and 56 in 2004.

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