Mangan Family History
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Mangan Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin ‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone. It is also a Huguenot name, traced back to immigrants from Metz. Irish: see Manning. English (of Norman origin): nickname for a glutton, from Old French manger ‘to eat’. English: occupational name from old Spanish mangón ‘small trader’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Langan, Mangin, Mongan, Mangas, Manger, Hannan, Mangano, Mangal