Duggan Family History

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Duggan Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Dugan. English (Herefordshire): from a reduced and altered form of the Welsh personal name Cadwgan (see Cadogan).

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

Similar surnames: Dungan, Duggin, Dougan, Dugger, Dugal, Drugan, Durgan, Dorgan, Degan

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Duggan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Duggan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Duggan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Duggan Family Origin

Where is the Duggan family from?

Duggan Family Occupations

What did your Duggan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duggan. A less common occupation for the Duggan family was Farming. The most common Duggan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Duggan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Duggan Historical Records

What Duggan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 148,000 census records available for the last name Duggan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duggan 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 57,000 immigration records available for the last name Duggan. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Duggan. For the veterans among your Duggan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duggan Life Expectancy

What is the average Duggan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Duggan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Duggan in 1942 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duggan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duggan 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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