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Ratigan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Radigan .

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


Similar surnames: Radigan, Madigan, Hartigan, Lanigan, Gavigan, Bradigan, Relihan

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Where is the Ratigan family from?

You can see how Ratigan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ratigan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ratigan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Ratigan family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ratigan's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Ratigan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ratigan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ratigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ratigan. 26% of Ratigan men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Ratigan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ratigan were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ratigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratigan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ratigan. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ratigan. For the veterans among your Ratigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ratigan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ratigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ratigan in 1954 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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