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Halligan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁil(l)eagáin ‘descendant of Áil(l)eagán’, a double diminutive of áille ‘beauty’. There has been confusion between this Ulster surname and Hallahan.

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


Similar surnames: Galligan, Hallinan, Hallahan, Hartigan, Gilligan, Hallin, Halloran

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Halligan Family Origin

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Halligan Family Occupations

What did your Halligan ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Servant

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halligan. A less common occupation for the Halligan family was Servant. The most common Halligan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 14% of Halligan's were Farmers.

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Halligan Historical Records

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Halligan Life Expectancy

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