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Harrigan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArragáin, a variant of Ó hAnradháin (see Hanrahan).

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


Similar surnames: Horrigan, Hartigan, Garrigan, Berrigan, Halligan, Hannigan, Corrigan

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Harrigan Family Origin

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Harrigan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Painter

    4%
  • Boiler Maker

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrigan. A less common occupation for the Harrigan family was Boiler Maker. The most common Harrigan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Harrigan's were Labourers.

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Harrigan Historical Records

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Harrigan Life Expectancy

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