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Dorgan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of the rare Munster name Ó Dorcháin ‘descendant of Dorchán’, a byname representing a diminutive of Gaelic dorcha ‘black’, ‘gloomy’. variant of Dargan.

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


Similar surnames: Doran, Dornan, Dargan, Corgan, Horgan, Logan, Toran, Drugan, Coogan

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Dorgan Family Origin

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Dorgan Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    42%
  • Farmer

    32%
  • Labourer

    16%
  • Farmer Son

    5%

In 1881, Going To School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorgan. The most common Dorgan occupation in Canada was Going To School. 42% of Dorgan's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Dorgan family was Farmer Son.

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Dorgan Historical Records

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Dorgan Life Expectancy

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