Ratigan Family History

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Ratigan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Reachtagáin ‘descendant of Reachtagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of reachtaire ‘steward’, ‘administrator’, or reacht ‘law’. This is the name of an ecclesiastical family in Connacht.

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

Similar surnames: Radigan, Madigan, Hartigan, Lanigan, Gavigan, Bradigan, Relihan

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Ratigan Family Origin

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Ratigan Family Occupations

What did your Ratigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Joiner Building Trade He and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ratigan. 10% of Ratigan men worked as a Joiner Building Trade He and 30% of Ratigan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ratigan were Coal Merchants Carter loader Heavy Worker and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Joiner Building Trade He
  • Builders Labourer (heavy Worker)
  • Butcher
  • Coal Merchants Carter loader Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Incapacitated
  • Nurse

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

Ratigan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ratigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ratigan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ratigan. 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 Ratigan. For the veterans among your Ratigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ratigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratigan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ratigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ratigan in 1954 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ratigan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ratigan 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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