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Irish Surname - Deegan

The Irish surname Deegan has its origins in the Gaelic name Ó Duibhginn, derived from "dubh" meaning "black" and "gean" meaning "birth" or "offspring". The Deegan surname is primarily associated with the province of Leinster in Ireland, with particular concentrations in counties Laois and Offaly. Deegan families also later spread to other parts of Ireland and the world as a result of migration and the Irish diaspora.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Deegan

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Deegan

The coat of arms associated with the Deegan surname features a silver shield with a black chevron between three black boar heads. The crest displays a silver boar passant, signifying bravery and perseverance. The Deegan family motto is not readily available, as Irish families often did not adopt mottos in the same way as their British counterparts.

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There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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