Colligan Family History

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Colligan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Colgan; in Gaelic pronunciation a vowel is inserted between l and g.

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


Similar surnames: Culligan, Calligan, Colliton, Gilligan, Cullinan, Galligan, Milligan

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Colligan Family Origin

Where is the Colligan family from?

Colligan Family Occupations

What did your Colligan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Colligan occupation in Canada was Laborer. 80% of Colligan's were Laborers. Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Colligan.

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  • Laborer

    80%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

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

Colligan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Colligan Life Expectancy

What is the average Colligan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Colligan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Colligan in 1952 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colligan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colligan 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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