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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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How popular is the baby 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
2015 37 37 0

Fun Facts about the name Carrigan

  • How many people with the first name Carrigan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 976 babies born with the first name Carrigan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carrigan to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carrigan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carrigan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carrigan is Thursday, June 19th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Carrigan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carrigan was in 1996 with a total of 81 babies.
  • Random Carrigan Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carrigan is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Carrigan: Your name in reverse order is Nagirrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arcgarin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carrigan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,290 people with the last name Carrigan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carrigan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Carrigan as their last name.
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Popularity of Carrigan as a first name

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Popularity of Carrigan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carrigan U.S.
  White 89.84% 64.26%
  African American 4.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carrigan

People with the last name Carrigan are most frequently White

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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Carrigan

Carrigan Burke
Carrigan Crittenden
Carrigan Farms
Carrigan Gwu
Carrigan Homes
Carrigan School Of Language And Business

What does the name Carrigan mean?

Cis for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Ris for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

Iis for inventor, how many things will you create?

Gis for great, that describes you.

Ais for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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