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Origin and popularity of the name DUGAN

Origin

Dugan : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin ‘descendant of Dubhagán’ a double diminutive of dubh meaning ‘small dark one’.2: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhginn ‘descendant of Duibhgeann’ a byname from dubh ‘black dark’ + ceann ‘head chief’.3: Croatian: nickname for a tall person derived from dug ‘long’. It may also be variant of Dogan of Turkish origin meaning ‘Peregrine falcon’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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