Reagan Family History

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Reagan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Regan.

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

Similar surnames: Ragan, Reagin, Creagan, Feagan, Eagan, Geagan, Beagan, Phagan, Eagen

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Reagan Family Origin

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Reagan Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reagan. A less common occupation for the Reagan family was Farming. The most common Reagan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Reagan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Reagan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Reagan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Reagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reagan in 1940 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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