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Costigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oistigín ‘son of Oistigín’, which Woulfe says is from English Hodgkin, a pet form of Roger.

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


Similar surnames: Coogan, Coggan, Corrigan, Counihan, Hartigan, Corgan, Culligan

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Costigan Family Origin

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Costigan Family Occupations

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  • Commis

    13%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Going To School

    6%

In 1881, the most common Costigan occupation in Canada was Commis. 13% of Costigan's were Commiss. Commis, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Costigan. A less common occupation for the Costigan family was Going To School.

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Costigan Historical Records

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Costigan Life Expectancy

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