Lorigan Family History

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Lorigan Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Lanigan.

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


Similar surnames: Horigan, Longan, Hourigan, Dorian, Lanagan, Lanigan, Loran, Morgan

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Lorigan Family Origin

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Lorigan Family Occupations

What did your Lorigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lorigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Lorigan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lorigan family was Carrier. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorigan.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Carrier

    6%

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

Lorigan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Lorigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorigan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lorigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lorigan in 1955 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorigan 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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