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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name MERRIGAN

Origin

Merrigan : Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireagáin ‘descendant of Muireagán’ a personal name derived from muir ‘sea’. Compare Morgan with which this name has been confused.

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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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Geographic distribution of the 498 individuals with the name MERRIGAN on Geneanet.

 

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    (30 individuals)
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    (26 individuals)

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