Dignan Family History

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Dignan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhgeannáin (see Deignan).

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


Similar surnames: Duignan, Deignan, Dinan, Tivnan, Dornan, Donnan, Kinnan, Finan

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Dignan Family Origin

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Dignan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    19%
  • Mason'S Labourer

    6%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Dignan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 19% of Dignan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dignan family was Agricultural Labourer. Labourer, Mason'S Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dignan.

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Dignan Historical Records

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Dignan Life Expectancy

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