Dignam Family History

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Dignam Name Meaning

Irish: see Dignan. English: of uncertain derivation. Perhaps, as Reaney suggests, a habitational name for someone from Dagenham, formerly in Essex, now in Greater London, which gets its name from an Old English personal name Dæcca + genitive -n + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Debnam, Higham, Winham, Isham, Dinan, Mina, Wignall, Dial, Disney

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Dignam Family Origin

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Dignam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Salesman

    27%
  • Labourer

    18%
  • Servant

    18%

In 1881, the most common Dignam occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Dignam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dignam family was Servant. Farmer, Salesman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dignam.

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Dignam Historical Records

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Dignam Life Expectancy

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