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Madigan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Madagáin ‘descendant of Madagán’, from Madadhán, a personal name meaning ‘little dog’. This name occurs chiefly in western Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Ratigan, Radigan, Lanigan, Gavigan, Madia, Swanigan, Madan

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Madigan Family Origin

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Madigan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • (Widow Of Sergt? Instn? 50th Reg Foot))

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Madigan family was Annuitant. Labourer, Bricklayer and (Widow Of Sergt? Instn? 50th Reg Foot)) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Madigan. The most common Madigan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Madigan's were Labourers.

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Madigan Historical Records

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Madigan Life Expectancy

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