Riggan Family History

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Riggan Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Regan.

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


Similar surnames: Riggen, Riggin, Pigman, Riggle, Reagan, Ragan, Rigdon, Duggan

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Riggan Family Origin

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Riggan Family Occupations

What did your Riggan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Riggan. 35% of Riggan men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Riggan women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riggan were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Saleslady
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%

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

Riggan Historical Records

What Riggan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Riggan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riggan 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 260 immigration records available for the last name Riggan. 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 Riggan. For the veterans among your Riggan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riggan Life Expectancy

What is the average Riggan lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Riggan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Riggan in 1944 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riggan 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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