Deignan Family History

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Deignan Name Meaning

Irish (Roscommon): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhgeannáin ‘descendant of Duibhgeannán’, a diminutive of Duibhgeann (see Deegan).

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


Similar surnames: Duignan, Dignan, Dinan, Deegan, Meighan, Deighan, Drugan, Kinnan

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Deignan Family Origin

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Deignan Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Painter

    25%
  • Railway Shunter

    25%
  • Ship Caulker

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deignan family was Ship Caulker. The most common Deignan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Deignan's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Painter and Railway Shunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deignan.

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