Gairgan



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Gairgan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Gairgan households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Donegal 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gargan: fairly numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Geargáin, gearg = fierce. Originally of Breifne and also occurring as Mac Geargáin.
Mac Geargáin: Garrigan: líon beag: an Mhí. Ar aon dul le Ó Geargáin.
Ó Geargáin: Gargan: cuíosach líonmhar: Lár na Tíre. Sloinne a bhí bunaithe i mBreifne. Brí: gearg = laoch, gaiscíoch, ar bonn meafarach.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gairgan 2
Gargan 70
Garigan 31
McGargan 1


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Geargáin
Gargen
Gargin
Gargon
Gergan
Ghargan
Gurgan
Mac Geargáin
McGoorgan


SECOND SURNAME


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