Gagen Family History

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Gagen Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gahan or Geoghegan. German: topographic name from the Tyrolean term Gagen ‘Alpine dairy hut’.

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


Similar surnames: Gager, Gagan, Hagen, Gagon, Galen, Garen, Dagen, Eagen, Gagel, Gaden

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Gagen Family Origin

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Gagen Family Occupations

What did your Gagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gagen occupation in Canada was Artist. 25% of Gagen's were Artists. Artist, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagen. A less common occupation for the Gagen family was Farmer.

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  • Artist

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Butcher

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

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

Gagen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gagen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gagen in 1953 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gagen 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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