Mangan Family History

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Mangan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin ‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone. It is also a Huguenot name, traced back to immigrants from Metz. Irish: see Manning. English (of Norman origin): nickname for a glutton, from Old French manger ‘to eat’. English: occupational name from old Spanish mangón ‘small trader’.

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


Similar surnames: Langan, Mangin, Mongan, Mangas, Manger, Hannan, Mangano, Mangal

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Mangan Family Origin

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Mangan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Son

    11%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Dress Maker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Mangan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Mangan's were Farmers. Farmer, Son and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mangan. A less common occupation for the Mangan family was Dress Maker.

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Mangan Life Expectancy

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