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Ghagan Family History

Ghagan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hagan, Gagan, Phagan, Geagan, Gahagan, Hagen, Fagan, Gahan, Pagan

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Where is the Ghagan family from?

You can see how Ghagan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ghagan family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Ghagan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Ghagan families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Ghagan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ghagan families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ghagan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ghagan ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 455 census records available for the last name Ghagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ghagan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 20 immigration records available for the last name Ghagan. 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 Cards

There are 33 military records available for the last name Ghagan. For the veterans among your Ghagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ghagan lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Ghagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ghagan in 1964 was 54, and 89 in 2003.

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