Degnan Family History
Degnan Surname History
Degnan family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Degnan family members. This Degnan history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Degnan last name made up of user-submitted content from other AncientFaces users. The last name Degnan is an old family line that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Degnan family has spread, it has changed making its origin challenging to unearth.
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The evolution of Degnan starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Degnan families moved between countries, the Degnan name may have changed with them. It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Degnan families have moved across various regions all throughout history.
Degnan country of origin
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The nationality of Degnan is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Degnan may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Degnan
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The meaning of Degnan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Many of these craft-based family names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Degnan originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- William Degnan 1917 - 1987
- James Degnan 1921 - 1966
- Thomas Degnan 1886 - 1974
- Brian Degnan 1971 - 2010
- Thomas Degnan 1907 - 1984
- Helen Degnan 1908 - 1983
- Mary Degnan 1904 - 1978
- Joseph F Degnan 1934 - 2006
- Margaret Degnan 1904 - 1970
- Mary L Degnan 1911 - 1988
- Thomas Degnan 1907 - 1986
- Rosanna Degnan 1920 - 2007
- Kathleen Degnan 1908 - 1987
- Francis J Degnan 1927 - 2006
- Mary Degnan 1880 - 1966
- Margaret Degnan 1911 - 1971
- Margaret Degnan 1897 - 1978
- James L Degnan 1929 - 2002
- Leo F Degnan 1915 - 1994
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Famous people named Degnan
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Degnan
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Degnan. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Degnan spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Degnan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Degnan were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Degnan. Last names like Degnan transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over generations.