Mehegan Family History

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Mehegan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maothagáin ‘descendant of Maothagán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of maoth ‘soft’.

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


Similar surnames: Meehan, Meenan, Keegan, Deegan, Mahan, Phelan, O'regan, Keelan

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Mehegan Family Origin

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Mehegan Family Occupations

What did your Mehegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mehegan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Mehegan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehegan. A less common occupation for the Mehegan family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

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

Mehegan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mehegan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehegan lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mehegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mehegan in 1946 was 48, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mehegan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehegan 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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