Corrigan Family History

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Corrigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corragáin ‘descendant of Corragán’, a double diminutive of corr ‘pointed’.

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


Similar surnames: Kerrigan, Horrigan, Berrigan, Merrigan, Corgan, Corrin, Garrigan

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Corrigan Family Origin

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Corrigan Family Occupations

What did your Corrigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corrigan. A less common occupation for the Corrigan family was Keeps House. The most common Corrigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Corrigan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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

Corrigan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Corrigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Corrigan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Corrigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Corrigan in 1942 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corrigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corrigan 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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