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Colligan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Colgan; in Gaelic pronunciation a vowel is inserted between l and g.

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


Similar surnames: Culligan, Calligan, Colliton, Gilligan, Cullinan, Galligan, Milligan

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Colligan Family Origin

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Colligan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Colligan family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colligan. The most common Colligan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Colligan's were Laborers.

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Colligan Historical Records

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Colligan Life Expectancy

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