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Ghaghan Family History

Ghaghan 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: Chauhan, Gahan, Hagan, Shahan, Gavaghan, Hagman, Gaughan, Gagan

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Where is the Ghaghan family from?

You can see how Ghaghan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ghaghan family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1901. The most Ghaghan families were found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there were 2 Ghaghan families living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Ghaghan's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Ghaghan families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ghaghan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Ghaghan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ghaghan 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Ghaghan. 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 1 military records available for the last name Ghaghan. For the veterans among your Ghaghan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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