Halligan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁil(l)eagáin ‘descendant of Áil(l)eagán’, a double diminutive of áille ‘beauty’. There has been confusion between this Ulster surname and Hallahan.

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List of People with Surname Halligan

According to our database, there are a total of 1,191 people with the surname Halligan. Among these people surnamed Halligan, there are about 264 distinct names, with an average of 4 people who have the same name. Thomas Halligan, Robert Halligan and William Halligan are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Halligan, with 30, 29 and 27 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Halligan, with a total of 126 people, and there are a total of 84 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Halligan, with a total of 114 people and an average of 78 distinct names.