Egan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin (see Hagan).

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


Similar surnames: Fegan, Regan, Megan, Dwan, Agan, Bean, Gean, Degan, Eagan, Evan

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Egan Family Origin

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Egan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Clerk

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egan. A less common occupation for the Egan family was Clerk. The most common Egan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Egan's were Farmers.

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Egan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Egan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Egan in 1944 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egan

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