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Handrigan Family History

Handrigan 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: Landrigan, Hannigan, Harrigan, Handrahan, Lundrigan, Hanigan, Adrian

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Where is the Handrigan family from?

You can see how Handrigan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Handrigan family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Handrigan families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 11 Handrigan families living in Nova Scotia. This was 100% of all the recorded Handrigan's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Handrigan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Handrigan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Handrigan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the USA named Handrigan. 100% of Handrigan men worked as a Truck Driver. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Driver
    100%
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What Handrigan family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 416 census records available for the last name Handrigan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handrigan 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 79 immigration records available for the last name Handrigan. 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 49 military records available for the last name Handrigan. For the veterans among your Handrigan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Handrigan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2001, in the United States, Handrigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Handrigan in 1962 was 51, and 59 in 2001.

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