Gahagan Family History

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Gahagan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gavigan.

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


Similar surnames: Hanagan, Gagan, Phagan, Geagan, Lanagan, Mahanay, Creagan, Agan

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Gahagan Family Origin

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Gahagan Family Occupations

What did your Gahagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gahagan occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 33% of Gahagan's were Factory Hands. A less common occupation for the Gahagan family was Sea Capt. Factory Hand, Labourer and Police Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gahagan.

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  • Factory Hand

    33%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Police Man

    17%
  • Sea Capt

    17%

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

Gahagan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gahagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gahagan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gahagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gahagan in 1949 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gahagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gahagan 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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