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Horgan Name Meaning

shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAragáin, a reduced form of Ó hAnradgáin (see Hanrahan). (County Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgáin ‘descendant of Argán’. 1 and 2 are related, but arose from variants that existed in Irish before Anglicization.

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


Similar surnames: Horan, Hogan, Horkan, Corgan, Hargan, Dorgan, Lordan, Hagan, Foran

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Horgan Family Origin

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Horgan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • School

    21%
  • Son

    14%
  • Custom H.O.

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Horgan family was Custom H.O.. The most common Horgan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Horgan's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horgan.

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Horgan Life Expectancy

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