Berrigan Family History

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Berrigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beirgin or Ó Meirgin, a variant of Ó hAimheirgin ‘descendant of Aimheirgin’, a personal name in early Irish mythology and historical tales, perhaps composed of the elements amhra ‘wonderful’ + gin ‘birth’. (The Gaelic pronunciation would have an extra vowel between the r and the g, as shown in the Anglicized spelling.)

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

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Berrigan Family Origin

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Berrigan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Berrigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Berrigan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berrigan. A less common occupation for the Berrigan family was Blacksmith.

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Berrigan Historical Records

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Berrigan Life Expectancy

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