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Corgan Family History

Corgan Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of northern Irish Corken, a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corcáin ‘descendant of Corcán’.

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

Similar surnames: Corban, Horgan, Dorgan, Coogan, Colgan, Coggan, Logan, Coan, Coran

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Where is the Corgan family from?

You can see how Corgan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corgan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Corgan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 14 Corgan families living in Lancashire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Corgan's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Corgan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corgan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corgan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Corgan. 100% of Corgan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Corgan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corgan 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Corgan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 596 military records available for the last name Corgan. For the veterans among your Corgan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corgan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Corgan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Corgan in 1962 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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