Last name: ORGAN

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ORGAN : This last name is indexed 20,009 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ORGAN : 1: English (West and southwestern England): from the Middle English male or female personal name Organ(e) possibly derived from 2.2: English: metonymic occupational name for a player or maker of a wind or stringed musical instrument from Middle English (Old French) organ (from Late Latin organum ‘device (musical) instrument’ Greek organon ‘tool’ from ergein ‘to work or do’) in particular the portable organ.3: Irish (Waterford Clare): from Ó hArgáin see Horgan.4: In some cases possibly also French: habitational name from a place in the Hautes-Pyrénées named Organ.

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