< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • 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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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 region near the Rockies? 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.


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 casual, no pretension here.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for relax, you know how!

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

G is for great, that describes you.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nagirrac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raincarg". 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 Jun 23, 1988

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 Siberia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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