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Dougan Family History

Dougan Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Dugan.

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


Similar surnames: Doogan, Dougal, Duggan, Hoggan, Degan, Doolan, Corgan, Doan, Boggan

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Where is the Dougan family from?

You can see how Dougan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dougan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dougan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 79 Dougan families living in Lancashire. This was about 52% of all the recorded Dougan's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Dougan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dougan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dougan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Filter Red Labourer Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dougan. 50% of Dougan men worked as a Filter Red Labourer Heavy Work and 82% of Dougan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dougan were Barman and Domestic Service. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Filter Red Labourer Heavy Work
    50%
  • Barman
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    5%
  • Domestic Service
    5%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Dougan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dougan 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Dougan. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dougan. For the veterans among your Dougan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dougan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dougan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dougan in 1956 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

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