Hagan Family History

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Hagan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin ‘descendant of Aodhagán’, a personal name formed from a double diminutive of Aodh meaning ‘fire’.

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

Similar surnames: Hogan, Fagan, Hagen, Pagan, Sagan, Haga, Hasan, Hargan, Hanan, Haran

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Hagan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hagan name?

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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Hagan Family Origin

Where is the Hagan family from?

Hagan Family Occupations

What did your Hagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hagan. The most common Hagan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hagan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hagan family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Hagan Historical Records

What Hagan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 139,000 census records available for the last name Hagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagan 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagan. 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 Hagan. For the veterans among your Hagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hagan lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hagan in 1941 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hagan 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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