Cagan Family History

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Cagan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Kagan, Sagan, Cogan, Cahan, Bagan, Kahan, Taran, Gagan, Eagan, Dagan

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Cagan Family Origin

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Cagan Family Occupations

What did your Cagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cagan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 27% of Cagan's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Cagan family was Braking On R.R.. Keeping House, Farming and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cagan.

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  • Keeping House

    27%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Braking On R.R.

    7%

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

Cagan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Cagan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cagan. 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 Cagan. For the veterans among your Cagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Cagan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cagan in 1962 was 69, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cagan 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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