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Dignan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhgeannáin (see Deignan).

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


Similar surnames: Duignan, Deignan, Dinan, Tivnan, Dornan, Donnan, Kinnan, Finan

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Dignan Family Origin

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Dignan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Dignan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Dignan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dignan family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dignan.

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Dignan Historical Records

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Dignan Life Expectancy

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