Dougan Family History

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Dougan Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Dugan.

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

Similar surnames: Doogan, Dougal, Duggan, Hoggan, Degan, Doolan, Corgan, Doan, Boggan

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Dougan Family Origin

Where is the Dougan family from?

Dougan Family Occupations

What did your Dougan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dougan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Dougan's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dougan. A less common occupation for the Dougan family was Iron Miner.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Iron Miner


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

Dougan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dougan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dougan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dougan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dougan in 1956 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dougan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dougan 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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