Meighan Family History

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Meighan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Meehan, or sometimes of Meekin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Miadhacháin ‘son of Miadhachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of miadhach ‘honorable’.

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


Similar surnames: Meehan, Mcgahan, Monahan, Deignan, Megan, Relihan, Keigher, Feehan

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Meighan Family Origin

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Meighan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Teamster

    33%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Store Clerk

    17%

In 1881, Labourer, Teamster and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meighan. The most common Meighan occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Meighan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Meighan family was Store Clerk.

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Meighan Historical Records

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Meighan Life Expectancy

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