Lanigan Family History

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Lanigan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lonagáin ‘descendant of Lonagán’, apparently a double diminutive of lon ‘blackbird’, but possibly a variant of Flanagan with lenited initial F.

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


Similar surnames: Langan, Lanagan, Flanagan, Flanigan, Landrigan, Swanigan, Madigan

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Lanigan Family Origin

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Lanigan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    13%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Laundress

    5%
  • Army Pensioner Lab

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lanigan family was Army Pensioner Lab. Labourer, Tailor and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanigan. The most common Lanigan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Lanigan's were Labourers.

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Lanigan Historical Records

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Lanigan Life Expectancy

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Famous Lanigan Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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