Sagan Family History

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Sagan Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish sagan ‘kettle’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of pots and pans, or a nickname from the same word in a less clear application. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Sagan, a place in Lower Silesia. French (southeastern): nickname for a loud or noisy man, from a dialect word meaning ‘noisy’.

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

Similar surnames: Bagan, Taran, Dagan, Saban, Organ, Kagan, Cagan, Hagan, Fagan, Sava

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Sagan Family Origin

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Sagan Family Occupations

What did your Sagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sagan. A less common occupation for the Sagan family was Worksin Woolen Mill. The most common Sagan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Sagan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Worksin Woolen Mill


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Sagan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sagan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sagan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sagan. For the veterans among your Sagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sagan Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sagan in 1958 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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