Gagen Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gahan or Geoghegan. German: topographic name from the Tyrolean term Gagen ‘Alpine dairy hut’.

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


Similar surnames: Gager, Gagan, Hagen, Gagon, Galen, Garen, Dagen, Eagen, Gagel, Gaden

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Gagen Family Origin

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Gagen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    21%
  • Agl Labr

    5%
  • Agricl Labr

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gagen family was Agricl Labr. The most common Gagen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 26% of Gagen's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Agl Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagen.

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Gagen Historical Records

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Gagen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gagen in 1953 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagen

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