Mangan Family History

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Mangan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin ‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone. It is also a Huguenot name, traced back to immigrants from Metz. Irish: see Manning. English (of Norman origin): nickname for a glutton, from Old French manger ‘to eat’. English: occupational name from old Spanish mangón ‘small trader’.

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

Similar surnames: Langan, Mangin, Mongan, Mangas, Manger, Hannan, Mangano, Mangal

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Mangan Family Origin

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Mangan Family Occupations

What did your Mangan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mangan. 24% of Mangan men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Mangan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mangan were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Motor Driver
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mangan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Mangan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mangan 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mangan. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mangan. For the veterans among your Mangan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mangan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mangan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mangan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mangan in 1940 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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