Costigan Family History

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Costigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oistigín ‘son of Oistigín’, which Woulfe says is from English Hodgkin, a pet form of Roger.

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


Similar surnames: Coogan, Coggan, Corrigan, Counihan, Hartigan, Corgan, Culligan

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Costigan Family Origin

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Costigan Family Occupations

What did your Costigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Costigan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Costigan's were Labourers. Labourer, (Sub M) Managress and Auctioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Costigan. A less common occupation for the Costigan family was Bankers Clerk.

View Census data for Costigan | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    5%
  • (Sub M) Managress

    2%
  • Auctioner

    2%
  • Bankers Clerk

    2%

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

Costigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Costigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Costigan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Costigan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Costigan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Costigan. For the veterans among your Costigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Costigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Costigan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Costigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Costigan in 1949 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Costigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Costigan 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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