Dignam Family History

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Dignam Name Meaning

Irish: see Dignan. English: of uncertain derivation. Perhaps, as Reaney suggests, a habitational name for someone from Dagenham, formerly in Essex, now in Greater London, which gets its name from an Old English personal name Dæcca + genitive -n + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Debnam, Higham, Winham, Isham, Dinan, Mina, Wignall, Dial, Disney

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Dignam Family Origin

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Dignam Family Occupations

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  • Artifll Florist Maker (Leaf)

    4%
  • Bankers Clerk

    4%
  • Blacksmiths Striker

    4%
  • Boiler Makers Laborer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dignam family was Boiler Makers Laborer. Artifll Florist Maker (Leaf), Bankers Clerk and Blacksmiths Striker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dignam. The most common Dignam occupation in the UK was Artifll Florist Maker (Leaf). 4% of Dignam's were Artifll Florist Maker (Leaf)s.

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Dignam Life Expectancy

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