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Brogan Family History

Brogan Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin ‘descendant of Brógán’, a personal name probably derived from a diminutive of bróg ‘shoe’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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69,622 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,818 Military Records
10,684 Immigration Records
52,653 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Brogan Families

  • Number of Brogan families
     106 - 209
     36 - 105
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brogan families
     115 - 227
     39 - 114
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brogan families
     172 - 341
     58 - 171
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brogan census records

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Brogan Family Origin

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Brogan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brogan

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Brogan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brogan census records

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Brogan Civil War Service Records

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