Last name: MORAN

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MORAN : This last name is indexed 276,453 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MORAN : 1: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Móráin ‘descendant of Mórán’ a personal name meaning ‘great’ ‘large’; the stress is normally on the first syllable.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Moghráin earlier Ó Mughróin ‘descendant of Mughrón’ a personal name derived from mug ‘slave’ and rón ‘seal’. It may also be a shortened form of McMorran based on the same personal name.3: English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Morrin normally pronounced with the stress on the second syllable.4: Spanish (Morán): habitational name from any of the places called Morán in Asturias Galicia (Pontevedra) and Aragon (Zaragoza).5: Altered form of French Morin.

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