Degnan Family History

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Degnan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Deignan.

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


Similar surnames: Dagnan, Degan, Dignan, Dynan, Dean, Dinan, Deignan, Began, Deighan

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Degnan Family Origin

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Degnan Family Occupations

What did your Degnan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Cloth Finisher (Cotton Manuf) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degnan. The most common Degnan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 21% of Degnan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Degnan family was Coalminer.

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  • Labourer

    21%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Cloth Finisher (Cotton Manuf)

    3%
  • Coalminer

    3%

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

Degnan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Degnan Life Expectancy

What is the average Degnan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Degnan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Degnan in 1951 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degnan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degnan 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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