Creegan Family History

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Creegan Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Croidheagáin ‘descendant of Croidheagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of croidhe ‘heart’, used as a term of endearment. perhaps also an alternative Anglicization of Ó Croidheáain (see Crehan 1).

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

Similar surnames: Creedon, Regan, Crehan, Cregan, Greenan, Crean, Keegan, Mckeegan

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Creegan Family Origin

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Creegan Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Creegan family was Farmer. The most common Creegan occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 6% of Creegan's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Contractor For Public Works and Cot. Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creegan.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Contractor For Public Works

  • Cot. Mill

  • Farmer


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Creegan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Creegan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Creegan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Creegan. 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 Creegan. For the veterans among your Creegan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Creegan Life Expectancy

What is the average Creegan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Creegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Creegan in 1962 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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