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Garrigan Family History

Garrigan Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Geargáin or sometimes Ó Geargáin, from a diminutive of garg ‘fierce’.

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

39,486 Historical Documents with Garrigan on Ancestry.com
12,554 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,170 Military Records
1,689 Immigration Records
11,857 Census and Voter Lists
11,216 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Garrigan Families

  • Number of Garrigan families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Garrigan families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Garrigan families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Garrigan Family Origin

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Garrigan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Garrigan

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Garrigan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Garrigan census records

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Garrigan Civil War Service Records

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