Meaning and Origin of: Creegan

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Croidheagáin ‘descendant of Croidheagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of croidhe ‘heart’, used as a term of endearment.
  • Irish : perhaps also an alternative Anglicization of Ó Croidheáain (see Crehan 1).