Gagan Family History

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Gagan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gahan or Geoghegan.

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


Similar surnames: Gagen, Gagon, Geagan, Gavan, Ragan, Eagan, Agan, Cagan, Lagan, Fagan

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Gagan Family Origin

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Gagan Family Occupations

What did your Gagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagan. A less common occupation for the Gagan family was Keeps House. The most common Gagan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Gagan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

Gagan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gagan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gagan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gagan. 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 Gagan. For the veterans among your Gagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gagan lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gagan in 1947 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gagan 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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