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Mcgahan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eacháin, ‘son of Eachán’ a diminutive of Eachaidh, a personal name based on each ‘horse’. Compare Keogh.

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

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Mcgahan Family Origin

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Mcgahan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgahan. A less common occupation for the Mcgahan family was Baker. The most common Mcgahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Mcgahan's were Farmers.

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Mcgahan Historical Records

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Mcgahan Life Expectancy

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