Mangan Family History

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Mangan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin ‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone. It is also a Huguenot name, traced back to immigrants from Metz. Irish: see Manning. English (of Norman origin): nickname for a glutton, from Old French manger ‘to eat’. English: occupational name from old Spanish mangón ‘small trader’.

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


Similar surnames: Langan, Mangin, Mongan, Mangas, Manger, Hannan, Mangano, Mangal

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Mangan Family Origin

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Mangan Family Occupations

What did your Mangan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mangan family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Son and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mangan. The most common Mangan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Mangan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Son

    11%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Dress Maker

    4%

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

Mangan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mangan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mangan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mangan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mangan in 1940 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mangan 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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