The Deagan Family

Deagan family crest

(Crest No. 36. Plate 63.)

THE Deagan family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heber. The founder of the family was Cormac, King of Munster, A. D. 483. The ancient name was Deaghghean and signifies “Favor.”

The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Galway. The O’Degans were also Chiefs of Muintir Conlochta, a district in the parish of Tomgraney, in the barony of Tullagh, County Clare.