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Dorgan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of the rare Munster name Ó Dorcháin ‘descendant of Dorchán’, a byname representing a diminutive of Gaelic dorcha ‘black’, ‘gloomy’. variant of Dargan.

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


Similar surnames: Doran, Dornan, Dargan, Corgan, Horgan, Logan, Toran, Drugan, Coogan

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Dorgan Family Origin

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Dorgan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Dorgan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Dorgan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dorgan family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorgan.

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Dorgan Life Expectancy

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