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Langan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ‘descendant of Longán’, a personal name probably derived from long ‘tall’, or perhaps from the homonymous long ‘ship’ (and so originally a byname for a seafarer). Sometimes Leonard is used as an equivalent.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Lanigan, Logan, Hannan, Gargan, Lanagan, Pagan, Langen

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Langan Family Origin

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Langan Family Occupations

What did your Langan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Langan family was Miner. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langan. The most common Langan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Langan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Miner

    5%

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Langan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Langan Life Expectancy

What is the average Langan lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Langan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Langan in 1948 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langan 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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