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Bagan Name Meaning

possibly from a place named with bagno ‘marsh’. alternatively a nickname for a destructive person, from baganic ‘to destroy’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Bagny or Bagno, now in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Sagan, Baran, Bazan, Balan, Cagan, Kagan, Taran, Bazar, Dagan, Babin

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Where is the Bagan family from?

You can see how Bagan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bagan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bagan families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 21 Bagan families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Bagan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bagan families in 1911.
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What did your Bagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bagan. 58% of Bagan men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Labourer
    43%
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Bagan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bagan in 1959 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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