Eagan Family History

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Eagan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Egan.

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

Similar surnames: Eagen, Feagan, Reagan, Ragan, Agan, Gagan, Eagon, Geagan, Beagan

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Eagan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eagan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eagan. 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


  • Italy


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Eagan Family Origin

Where is the Eagan family from?

Eagan Family Occupations

What did your Eagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eagan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Eagan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Eagan family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eagan.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Eagan Historical Records

What Eagan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Eagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eagan 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Eagan. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Eagan. For the veterans among your Eagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Eagan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Eagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eagan in 1944 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eagan 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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