Dunagan Family History

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Dunagan Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the Irish surname Donegan, possibly from the Gaelic variant Ó Duinneagáin.

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

Similar surnames: Dunagin, Dunegan, Dunnagan, Dungan, Dunigan, Donigan, Dunavan

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Dunagan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dunagan name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Dunagan Family Origin

Where is the Dunagan family from?

Dunagan Family Occupations

What did your Dunagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunagan family was Keeping House. The most common Dunagan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Dunagan's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunagan.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Dunagan Historical Records

What Dunagan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dunagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunagan 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Dunagan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dunagan. For the veterans among your Dunagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunagan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dunagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dunagan in 1952 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunagan 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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