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Madigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Madagáin ‘descendant of Madagán’, from Madadhán, a personal name meaning ‘little dog’. This name occurs chiefly in western Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Ratigan, Radigan, Lanigan, Gavigan, Madia, Swanigan, Madan

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Madigan Family Origin

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Madigan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Servant

    11%
  • Stone Cutter

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Madigan family was Stone Cutter. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Madigan. The most common Madigan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Madigan's were Farmers.

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Madigan Historical Records

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Madigan Life Expectancy

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