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Agan Family History

Agan Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of Egan. Americanized form of Swiss German Eggen.

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

Similar surnames: Eagan, Ragan, Fagan, Adan, Gean, Agin, Egan, Pagan, Gagan, Ban

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Where is the Agan family from?

You can see how Agan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Agan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Agan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Agan families living in Northwest Territories. This was about 26% of all the recorded Agan's in Canada. Northwest Territories had the highest population of Agan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Agan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Agan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Agan. 26% of Agan men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Agan women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Agan were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Cashier
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Agan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agan 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 Agan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Agan. For the veterans among your Agan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Agan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Agan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Agan in 1954 was 23, and 82 in 2004.

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