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Finnegan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Americanized form of Irish Ó Fionnagáin ‘descendant of Fionnagán’, a double diminutive of Fionn (see Finn).

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

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Finnegan Family Origin

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Finnegan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    1%

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

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Finnegan Historical Records

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Finnegan Life Expectancy

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