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Kerrigan Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kerrigan is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Kerrigan is "dusky, dark".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 8422 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences.  It ranked 1928 in popular baby names for girls with 103 occurrences. 

View the Kerrigan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kerrigan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kerrigan to other names.


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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.