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[Surname] Horrigan
Looking for origins, as my family are from County Cork/County Limerick. They emigrated to Wales in the early 1900s. Possibly gipsies/tinkers/travellers. Any info very welcome.
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1. Shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAragáin, a reduced form of Ó hAnradgáin (see Hanrahan).
2. (County Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgáin ‘descendant of Argán’. 1 and 2 are related, but arose from variants that existed in Irish before Anglicization. ______________________________"....A simple I love you means more than money...."- Frank Sinatra
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