Cregan Family History

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Cregan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Creegan, or possibly in some cases an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riagáin ‘son of Riagán’ (see Ryan).

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

Similar surnames: Regan, Crehan, Coogan, Keegan, Corgan, Crean, Creegan, Creagan

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Cregan Family Origin

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Cregan Family Occupations

What did your Cregan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cregan. 4% of Cregan men worked as a Builders Labourer and 51% of Cregan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cregan were Labourer Public Works Constractor and Cotton Ring Doffer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Casual Fish Labourer
  • Casual Irish Labourer
  • Labourer Public Works Constractor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Cotton Ring Doffer

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

Cregan Historical Records

What Cregan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Cregan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cregan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cregan. 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 Cregan. For the veterans among your Cregan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cregan Life Expectancy

What is the average Cregan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cregan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Cregan in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cregan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cregan 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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