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Gavigan Name Meaning

probably a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gáibhtheacháin (see Gavaghan). (Ulster) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eachagáin ‘son of Eachagán’, a diminutive of the personal name Eachaidh, from each ‘horse’. Compare Gahan 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gavin, Gargan, Gavaghan, Galligan, Ratigan, Garrigan, Madigan

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Gavigan Family Origin

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Gavigan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gavigan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Gavigan's were Farmers.

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