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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Degnan

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

A is for adorable, how precious

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Degnan

John A. Degnan is a Mayor of Brewster and New York. John was born in 1960.


Steven was born on April 2nd, 1992.


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Popularity of Degnan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Degnan U.S.
  White 95.14% 64.26%
  African American 0.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Degnan

People with the last name Degnan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Degnan

  • How Popular is the name Degnan? As a last name Degnan was the 12,215th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Degnan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Degnan is Friday, November 23rd, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Degnan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Degnan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Degnan: Your name in reverse order is Nanged. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dgaenn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Degnan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,549 people with the last name Degnan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Degnan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Degnan as their last name since less than 1 person in 116k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Degnans Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Degnan born Dec 31, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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