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Deegan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhginn ‘descendant of Duibhgeann’, a byname from dubh ‘black’ + ceann ‘head’, ‘chief’.

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


Similar surnames: Deehan, Dugan, Keegan, Deignan, Dargan, Meehan, Donegan, Neenan

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Deegan Family Origin

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Deegan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Brick Layer

    8%
  • Carter

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deegan family was Carter. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deegan. The most common Deegan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Deegan's were Farmers.

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Deegan Life Expectancy

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