Kirgan Family History

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Kirgan Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of Kirwan.

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

Similar surnames: Kirvan, Kingan, Kirvin, Kirven, Durgan, Kirwin, Kirwan, Irvan, Morgan

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Kirgan Family Origin

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Kirgan Family Occupations

What did your Kirgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brick Builder, Coal-Miner and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirgan. A less common occupation for the Kirgan family was Labourer In Dyehouse. The most common Kirgan occupation in the UK was Brick Builder. 20% of Kirgan's were Brick Builders.

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  • Brick Builder

  • Coal-Miner

  • Grocer

  • Labourer In Dyehouse


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

Kirgan Historical Records

What Kirgan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kirgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirgan 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Kirgan. 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 434 military records available for the last name Kirgan. For the veterans among your Kirgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirgan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirgan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kirgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kirgan in 1956 was 30, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirgan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirgan 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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