Durgan Family History

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Durgan Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of Durkin.

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

Similar surnames: Durkan, Durgin, Durnan, Duggan, Kirgan, Burgan, Durban, Murnan

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Durgan Family Origin

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Durgan Family Occupations

What did your Durgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Durgan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Durgan's were Labourers. Labourer, Ag Labourer and Army Pensioner No Occupation were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durgan. A less common occupation for the Durgan family was Bricklayer.

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  • Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Army Pensioner No Occupation

  • Bricklayer


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

Durgan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Durgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durgan 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 671 immigration records available for the last name Durgan. 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 981 military records available for the last name Durgan. For the veterans among your Durgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durgan Life Expectancy

What is the average Durgan lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Durgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Durgan in 1945 was 21, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durgan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durgan 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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