Hannigan Family History

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Hannigan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnagáin ‘descendant of Annagán’, a pet form of the personal name Annach (see Hanna).

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

Similar surnames: Hannan, Hartigan, Brannigan, Halligan, Lanigan, Harrigan, Hanahan

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Hannigan Family Origin

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Hannigan Family Occupations

What did your Hannigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Coalminer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannigan. The most common Hannigan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Hannigan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hannigan family was Beaming Room Cotton Operative.

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  • Labourer

  • Coalminer

  • Annuitant

  • Beaming Room Cotton Operative


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

Hannigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Hannigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannigan 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannigan. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hannigan. For the veterans among your Hannigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannigan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hannigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hannigan in 1942 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannigan 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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