Deighan Family History

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Deighan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Deegan or Deehan.

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

Similar surnames: Deignan, Meighan, Degan, Meighen, Degnan, Bergan, Lenihan, Boughan

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Deighan Family Origin

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Deighan Family Occupations

What did your Deighan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Deighan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Deighan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Deighan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deighan Life Expectancy

What is the average Deighan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Deighan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Deighan in 1955 was 38, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deighan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deighan 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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