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Hogan Family History

Hogan Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’, also ‘young warrior’. In the south, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru. In northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan.

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

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494,884 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
77,356 Military Records
66,244 Immigration Records
434,678 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hogan Families

  • Number of Hogan families
     948 - 1,894
     317 - 947
     1 - 316
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hogan families
     442 - 881
     148 - 441
     1 - 147
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hogan families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hogan Family Origin

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Hogan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hogan

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Hogan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hogan Civil War Service Records

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