Deignan Family History

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Deignan Name Meaning

Irish (Roscommon): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhgeannáin ‘descendant of Duibhgeannán’, a diminutive of Duibhgeann (see Deegan).

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


Similar surnames: Duignan, Dignan, Dinan, Deegan, Meighan, Deighan, Drugan, Kinnan

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Deignan Family Origin

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Deignan Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Deignan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Deignan's were Laborers. Laborer, Boot Frerer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deignan. A less common occupation for the Deignan family was Dry Goods Merchant.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Boot Frerer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    7%

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Deignan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Deignan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Deignan Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Deignan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Deignan in 1942 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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