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Radigan Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): variant of Ratigan. Perhaps an altered spelling of the southern French family name Radigon, a diminutive of Radigue, which is of uncertain origin. It is largely confined to Gascony and is perhaps a derivative of Occitan razigar ‘to tear out or uproot’ (Latin eradicare, from radix, genitive radicis); if so, it is presumably a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of cleared land.

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


Similar surnames: Ratigan, Radican, Madigan, Cadigan, Rattigan, Rhatigan, Regan, Pagan

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Radigan Family Origin

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Radigan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Teamster

    5%

In 1880, the most common Radigan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Radigan's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Radigan. A less common occupation for the Radigan family was Teamster.

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