Geoghegan Family History

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Geoghegan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eochagáin, a patronymic from the personal name Eochagán, a diminutive of Eochaidh, Eochaidhe ‘horseman’. Compare Caughey.

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


Similar surnames: Gaughran, Mehegan, Grogan, Donegan, Cohagan, Keegan, Meighan, Croghan

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Geoghegan Family Origin

Where is the Geoghegan family from?

Geoghegan Family Occupations

What did your Geoghegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Boot Maker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geoghegan. The most common Geoghegan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Geoghegan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Geoghegan family was Car Owner & Driver.

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Car Owner & Driver

    3%

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

Geoghegan Historical Records

What Geoghegan family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Geoghegan Life Expectancy

What is the average Geoghegan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Geoghegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Geoghegan in 1950 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geoghegan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geoghegan 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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