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Garrigan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Geargáin or sometimes Ó Geargáin, from a diminutive of garg ‘fierce’.

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


Similar surnames: Gargan, Harrigan, Perrigan, Galligan, Garrahan, Kerrigan, Hartigan

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Garrigan Family Origin

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Garrigan Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garrigan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Scholar

    33%
  • House Keeper

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Plasterer

    11%

In 1881, Scholar, House Keeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrigan. The most common Garrigan occupation in Canada was Scholar. 33% of Garrigan's were Scholars. A less common occupation for the Garrigan family was Plasterer.

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Garrigan Historical Records

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Garrigan Life Expectancy

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