Meaning and Origin of Taggart - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Taggart

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish and northern Irish : reduced form of McTaggart, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an t-Sagairt ‘son of the priest’, from sagart ‘priest’. Marriage by members of the clergy was prohibited after the 12th century, but was frequently practised nevertheless.