Megan Name Meaning

with the stress on the first syllable, this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Meighan, which, according to MacLysaght, is usually a variant of Meehan or occasionally of Megahan. with the stress on the second syllable, a variant of McGahan.

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


Similar surnames: Moran, Mogan, Regan, Egan, Fegan, Meegan, Mehan, Bean, Man, Mongan

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Megan Family Origin

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Megan Family Occupations

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  • Bootmaker

    10%
  • Brush Maker

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Flax Dresser

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Megan family was Flax Dresser. Bootmaker, Brush Maker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Megan. The most common Megan occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 10% of Megan's were Bootmakers.

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Megan Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, Megan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Megan in 1966 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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