Cagan Family History

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Cagan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen.

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

Similar surnames: Kagan, Sagan, Cogan, Cahan, Bagan, Kahan, Taran, Gagan, Eagan, Dagan

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Cagan Family Origin

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Cagan Family Occupations

What did your Cagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cagan. 27% of Cagan men worked as a Salesman and 43% of Cagan women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cagan were Lawyer and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Lawyer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Secretary
  • New Worker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cagan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cagan 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 676 immigration records available for the last name Cagan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 327 military records available for the last name Cagan. For the veterans among your Cagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Cagan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cagan in 1962 was 69, and 66 in 2004.

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