Gargan Family History

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Gargan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Geargáin ‘descendant of Geargán’ or Mac Geargáin ‘son of Geargán’, a personal name from a diminutive of garg ‘fierce’.

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


Similar surnames: Dargan, Hargan, Corgan, Gargas, Gargano, Carlan, German, Garin, Pagan

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Gargan Family Origin

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Gargan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Gargan Historical Records

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Gargan Life Expectancy

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