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Garrigan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Geargáin or sometimes Ó Geargáin, from a diminutive of garg ‘fierce’.

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


Similar surnames: Gargan, Harrigan, Perrigan, Galligan, Garrahan, Kerrigan, Hartigan

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Garrigan Family Origin

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Garrigan Family Occupations

What did your Garrigan ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garrigan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garrigan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Garrigan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Garrigan Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrigan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Garrigan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Garrigan in 1951 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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