Finigan Family History

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Finigan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Finnegan.

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

Similar surnames: Finnigan, Finegan, Hanigan, Flanigan, Finnan, Fineran, Donigan

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Finigan Family Origin

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Finigan Family Occupations

What did your Finigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finigan. A less common occupation for the Finigan family was Keeping House. The most common Finigan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Finigan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Finigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Finigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finigan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Finigan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Finigan. For the veterans among your Finigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Finigan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Finigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Finigan in 1962 was 86, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finigan 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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