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Duignan Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Dignan, Deignan, Dinan, Dungan, Guinan, Dugan, Drugan, Dunn, Tivnan

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Duignan Family Origin

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Duignan Family Occupations

What did your Duignan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Duignan family was Lumberers Clerk. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duignan. The most common Duignan occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 14% of Duignan's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Carpet Weaver

    14%
  • Lumberers Clerk

    14%

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

Duignan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duignan Life Expectancy

What is the average Duignan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Duignan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Duignan in 1951 was 42, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duignan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duignan 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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