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O'regan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagain ‘descendant of Riagán’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps akin to ríodhgach ‘impulsive’, ‘furious’. There are two families of this surname, in Meath and Munster; traditionally they both claim descent from a nephew of Brian Boru called Riagán (see Regan).

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


Similar surnames: Regan, O'ryan, O'dea, Cregan, O'dean, O'hagan, Drugan, Donegan

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O'regan Family Origin

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O'regan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%
  • Clerk

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'regan. A less common occupation for the O'regan family was Clerk. The most common O'regan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of O'regan's were Farmers.

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