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Berrigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beirgin or Ó Meirgin, a variant of Ó hAimheirgin ‘descendant of Aimheirgin’, a personal name in early Irish mythology and historical tales, perhaps composed of the elements amhra ‘wonderful’ + gin ‘birth’. (The Gaelic pronunciation would have an extra vowel between the r and the g, as shown in the Anglicized spelling.)

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


Similar surnames: Merrigan, Kerrigan, Perrigan, Harrigan, Corrigan, Merriman, Bergan

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Berrigan Family Origin

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Berrigan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Fisherman

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carter

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Berrigan family was Carter. The most common Berrigan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Berrigan's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berrigan.

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Berrigan Life Expectancy

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