Perrigan Family History

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Perrigan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Páraigín. Compare Patriquin.

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


Similar surnames: Berrigan, Kerrigan, Merrigan, Garrigan, Harrigan, Merriman, Corrigan

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Perrigan Family Origin

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Perrigan Family Occupations

What did your Perrigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perrigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Perrigan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

Perrigan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Perrigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrigan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Perrigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Perrigan in 1962 was 62, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrigan 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.

Famous Perrigan Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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