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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Carrigan

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Spear
  • #10460 All Time
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How popular is the name "Carrigan" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 5 5 0
1995 27 27 0
1996 86 81 5
1997 48 43 5
1998 58 58 0
1999 37 37 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 36 36 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 36 36 0
2004 45 45 0
2005 34 34 0
2006 34 34 0
2007 44 44 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 49 49 0
2010 62 62 0
2011 46 46 0
2012 48 48 0
2013 60 60 0
2014 50 50 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Carrigan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 939 babies born with the name Carrigan in the United States. That's more than enough Carrigans to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carrigan" was in 1996 with a total of 81 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carrigan" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 48 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Carrigan popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Carrigan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Carrigan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carrigan as well as things modernly associated with the name Carrigan such as celebrities named Carrigan.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Carrigan

The name "Carrigan" is of Irish origin, and it means "Spear". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nagirrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rnigaarc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Carrigan born Aug 12, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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