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Hargan Family History

Hargan Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgáin (see Horgan).

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


Similar surnames: Horgan, Harman, Gargan, Dargan, Hagan, Hartin, Harlan, Haran

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Where is the Hargan family from?

You can see how Hargan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hargan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hargan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 26 Hargan families living in London. This was about 45% of all the recorded Hargan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hargan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hargan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hargan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chemical Works Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hargan. 34% of Hargan men worked as a Chemical Works Labourer and 86% of Hargan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hargan were Chemical Labourer and Drapery Saleswoman. .

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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

  • Chemical Works Labourer
    34%
  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Chemical Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Drapery Saleswoman
    15%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hargan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hargan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hargan. 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 706 military records available for the last name Hargan. For the veterans among your Hargan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hargan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hargan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hargan in 1954 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

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