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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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Brogan Family Origin

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Brogan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    2%

In 1880, the most common Brogan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Brogan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brogan. A less common occupation for the Brogan family was Keeps House.

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Brogan Historical Records

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Brogan Life Expectancy

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