Ragans Family History

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Ragans Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Regan.

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


Similar surnames: Ragan, Agans, Ragains, Hagans, Reagan, Hogans, Agan, Feagans, Agins

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Ragans Family Origin

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Ragans Family Occupations

What did your Ragans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Working On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ragans. A less common occupation for the Ragans family was Laborer. The most common Ragans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ragans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Working On Farm

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Ragans Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ragans Life Expectancy

What is the average Ragans lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Ragans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ragans in 1966 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ragans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ragans 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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