Dourgan Family History

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Dourgan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dorgan, Dougan, Durgan, Organ, Dorman, Morgan, Durban, Horgan, Dugan

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Dourgan Family Origin

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Dourgan Family Occupations

What did your Dourgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Court Dressmaker was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dourgan. 34% of Dourgan women worked as a Court Dressmaker

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Court Dressmaker
    34%
  • Printers Clerk
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dourgan Historical Records

What Dourgan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38 census records available for the last name Dourgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourgan 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Dourgan. 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 4 military records available for the last name Dourgan. For the veterans among your Dourgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourgan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dourgan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourgan 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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