Geoghegan Family History

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Geoghegan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eochagáin, a patronymic from the personal name Eochagán, a diminutive of Eochaidh, Eochaidhe ‘horseman’. Compare Caughey.

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


Similar surnames: Gaughran, Mehegan, Grogan, Donegan, Cohagan, Keegan, Meighan, Croghan

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Geoghegan Family Origin

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Geoghegan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geoghegan family was Keeping House. The most common Geoghegan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Geoghegan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geoghegan.

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Geoghegan Historical Records

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Geoghegan Life Expectancy

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