Dragan Family History

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Dragan Name Meaning

Serbian and Croatian: from the personal name Dragan, from the adjective drag ‘dear’, ‘beloved’. This is also found as a Romanian name. Polish and Ukrainian: nickname from dragan ‘dragon’ (later also dragon). Compare Dragon. German: from a Germanic personal name Trago, cognate with Anglo-Saxon dragan ‘to roam or wander’, or a habitational name from a place named Drage, near Hamburg or Schleswig-Holstein.

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

Similar surnames: Dragon, Dragos, Organ, Sagan, Bagan, Drago, Pagan, Drugan, Dagan

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Dragan Family Origin

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Dragan Family Occupations

What did your Dragan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dragan. 42% of Dragan men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Dragan women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dragan were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Stenographer

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

Dragan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dragan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dragan 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 Dragan. 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 944 military records available for the last name Dragan. For the veterans among your Dragan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dragan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dragan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dragan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dragan in 1958 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dragan 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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