Finegan Family History

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Finegan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Finnegan.

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


Similar surnames: Finigan, Fineran, Finnigan, Finnan, Dunegan, Lineman, Hanigan

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Finegan Family Origin

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Finegan Family Occupations

What did your Finegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Finegan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 12% of Finegan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Finegan family was Cultivateur Son. Farmer, Clerk and Cultaviteur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finegan.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Cultaviteur

    6%
  • Cultivateur Son

    6%

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

Finegan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Finegan Life Expectancy

What is the average Finegan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Finegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Finegan in 1955 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finegan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finegan 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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