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Madigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Madagáin ‘descendant of Madagán’, from Madadhán, a personal name meaning ‘little dog’. This name occurs chiefly in western Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Ratigan, Radigan, Lanigan, Gavigan, Madia, Swanigan, Madan

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Madigan Family Origin

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Madigan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    2%

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

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Madigan Historical Records

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Madigan Life Expectancy

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