The Clan/Sept History
Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The
name O Corrigan originally appeared in Gaelic as O Corragain.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Carrigan, Caragan, Caraghen,
Carigan, Carignan, Carragan, O'Carrigan, Corrigan, Corigan, O'Corrigan, Corigon,
Corrigon, Corrigen, Korrigan, Korigan, Currigan, Courigan, Currigen, Kurrigan,
Corregan, Coregan, Corigen, Korrigen, Korigen, Kurigan and many more.
First found in Fermanagh, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were:
Hugh Corrigan, a bonded passenger who arrived in America in 1750; James
Corrigan, a convict sent from Middlesex county, England to American in 1764;
Andrew Corrigan, who came to New York, NY in 1816.
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