Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: in County Donegal this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic
Mac an Deagánaigh ‘son of the deacon’ (see Deacon);
in County Tipperary it can be from Gaelic Ó Déaghain
‘descendant of the deacon’. In other cases the surname is of English
origin (see Dean 1).
- English: variant of Dean 1.
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