Gargan


Gargan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

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.

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