Mccolgan Family History

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Mccolgan Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Colgan ‘son of Colga’, a personal name based on Irish colg ‘thorn’, ‘sword’.

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

Similar surnames: Colgan, Mckeegan, Mccargar, Mcmorran, Mccrohan, Mcgowan, Mccommon

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Mccolgan Family Origin

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Mccolgan Family Occupations

What did your Mccolgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mccolgan family was Keeping House. The most common Mccolgan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Mccolgan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccolgan.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Huckster

  • Keeping House


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Mccolgan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mccolgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccolgan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccolgan. 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 Mccolgan. For the veterans among your Mccolgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccolgan Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccolgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccolgan in 1940 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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