Dargan Family History

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Dargan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deargáin ‘descendant of Deargán’, a byname from a diminutive of dearg ‘red’.

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


Similar surnames: Gargan, Dorgan, Hargan, Dugan, Langan, Mangan, Hagan, Deegan, Dungan

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Dargan Family Origin

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Dargan Family Occupations

What did your Dargan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dargan family was Lab (Iron Works). The most common Dargan occupation in the UK was Boatman Coast Guard. 8% of Dargan's were Boatman Coast Guards. Boatman Coast Guard, General Laborer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dargan.

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  • Boatman Coast Guard

    8%
  • General Laborer

    8%
  • Joiner

    8%
  • Lab (Iron Works)

    8%

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

Dargan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dargan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dargan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dargan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Dargan in 1944 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dargan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dargan 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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