Meighan Family History

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Meighan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Meehan, or sometimes of Meekin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Miadhacháin ‘son of Miadhachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of miadhach ‘honorable’.

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

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Meighan Family Origin

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Meighan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Meighan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Meighan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meighan family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meighan.

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Meighan Historical Records

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Meighan Life Expectancy

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