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Cygan Name Meaning

Polish: ethnic name or nickname from a word meaning ‘gypsy’, ‘Romany’. Altered spelling of eastern German Zigan, from Hungarian cigány ‘gypsy’.

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


Similar surnames: Cogan, Coan, Cyran, Nyman, Bagan, Coran, Fagan, Kogan, Ryman, Caban

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Cygan Family Origin

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Cygan Family Occupations

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Cygan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cygan Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cygan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cygan in 1955 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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