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Ratigan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Reachtagáin ‘descendant of Reachtagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of reachtaire ‘steward’, ‘administrator’, or reacht ‘law’. This is the name of an ecclesiastical family in Connacht.

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


Similar surnames: Radigan, Madigan, Hartigan, Lanigan, Gavigan, Bradigan, Relihan

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Ratigan Family Origin

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Ratigan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Tanner

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ratigan family was Tanner. The most common Ratigan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Ratigan's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ratigan.

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Ratigan Life Expectancy

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