Hanigan Family History

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Hanigan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Hannigan.

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


Similar surnames: Hanagan, Henigan, Hanifan, Hannegan, Lanigan, Hannagan, Finigan

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Hanigan Family Origin

Where is the Hanigan family from?

Hanigan Family Occupations

What did your Hanigan ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Hanigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hanigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanigan 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 Hanigan

Passenger List

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

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Hanigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanigan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hanigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hanigan in 1962 was 84, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanigan 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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