Mcgettigan Family History

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Mcgettigan Name Meaning

Northern Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eiteagáin, patronymic from the personal name Eiteagán, a diminutive of eite ‘wing’ (perhaps originally a byname for a swift runner).

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


Similar surnames: Mcguigan, Mckeegan, Mcgeehan, Mccartan, Mcgonigle, Mcgahan, Mchatton

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Mcgettigan Family Origin

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Mcgettigan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Baker & Grocer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcgettigan family was Blacksmith. The most common Mcgettigan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mcgettigan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker & Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgettigan.

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Mcgettigan Historical Records

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Mcgettigan Life Expectancy

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