Harrigan Family History

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Harrigan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArragáin, a variant of Ó hAnradháin (see Hanrahan).

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


Similar surnames: Horrigan, Hartigan, Garrigan, Berrigan, Halligan, Hannigan, Corrigan

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Harrigan Family Origin

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Harrigan Family Occupations

What did your Harrigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Harrigan family was Blacksmith. The most common Harrigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Harrigan's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrigan.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Harrigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harrigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harrigan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Harrigan. 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 Harrigan. For the veterans among your Harrigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harrigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Harrigan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Harrigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Harrigan in 1942 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harrigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harrigan 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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