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

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Furnaceman (Iron)

    25%
  • Laundress

    25%
  • Rag Dealer

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cagan family was Rag Dealer. Coal Miner, Furnaceman (Iron) and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cagan. The most common Cagan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Cagan's were Coal Miners.

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Cagan Historical Records

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Cagan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cagan

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