Dignan Family History

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Dignan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhgeannáin (see Deignan).

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

Similar surnames: Duignan, Deignan, Dinan, Tivnan, Dornan, Donnan, Kinnan, Finan

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Dignan Family Origin

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Dignan Family Occupations

What did your Dignan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Dignan. 60% of Dignan men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Plumber
  • Blacksmith

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dignan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Dignan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dignan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dignan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dignan. For the veterans among your Dignan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dignan Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dignan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dignan in 1953 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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