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“Fortitudo et Prudentia”

Fortitude and Prudence

The Irish surname Egan comes from the Gaelic "Mac Aodhagain" meaning "son of Aodh, son of fire". The ancient Egans were lawyers of Ui Maine which was an region which is today called Galway, Roscommon and Offaly.

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  • Tipperary, Munster, Ireland

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  • Kerry, Munster, Ireland

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