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Deegan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhginn ‘descendant of Duibhgeann’, a byname from dubh ‘black’ + ceann ‘head’, ‘chief’.

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


Similar surnames: Deehan, Dugan, Keegan, Deignan, Dargan, Meehan, Donegan, Neenan

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Deegan Family Origin

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Deegan Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    9%
  • Dock Labourer

    6%
  • Joiner

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, Tailor, Dock Labourer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deegan. The most common Deegan occupation in the UK was Tailor. 9% of Deegan's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Deegan family was Labourer.

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Deegan Historical Records

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Deegan Life Expectancy

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