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Ohegan Family History

Ohegan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Organ, O'regan, Degan, Hogan, Shean, Hagan, Megan, Phelan, Regan

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Where is the Ohegan family from?

You can see how Ohegan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohegan family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Ohegan families were found in Scotland in 1901. In 1891 there was 1 Ohegan family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohegan's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Ohegan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohegan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Maid was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohegan. 100% of Ohegan women worked as a Maid. .

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

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 261 census records available for the last name Ohegan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohegan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 45 immigration records available for the last name Ohegan. 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 Cards

There are 8 military records available for the last name Ohegan. For the veterans among your Ohegan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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