Brannigan Family History

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Brannigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Branagáin ‘descendant of Branagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of bran ‘raven’. Compare Brennan and Byrne.

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


Similar surnames: Hannigan, Brennan, Lanigan, Ratigan, Halligan, Bragan, Fannin

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Brannigan Family Origin

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Brannigan Family Occupations

What did your Brannigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brannigan family was Laborer. Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brannigan. The most common Brannigan occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 33% of Brannigan's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brannigan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brannigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brannigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brannigan 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 Brannigan. 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 Card

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

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Brannigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Brannigan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brannigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brannigan in 1958 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brannigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brannigan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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