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Cadogan Name Meaning

Welsh (Pembrokeshire and Glamorgan) and Irish (of Welsh origin): from the Old Welsh personal name Catgucaun Catguocawn modernized as Cadwgon. It is composed of cad ‘battle’ + gogawn ‘honour glory’. See also Wogan . The surname is stressed like its Welsh original on the penultimate syllable hence its occasional development to Duggan . Irish: from Ó Ceadagáin ‘descendant of Ceadagán’.

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


Similar surnames: Wogan, Cogan, Cadigan, Coogan, Carolan, Madigan, Radigan, Logan, Coan

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Where is the Cadogan family from?

You can see how Cadogan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cadogan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cadogan families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Cadogan families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Cadogan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cadogan families in 1840.
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What did your Cadogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cadogan. 37% of Cadogan men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Cadogan women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cadogan were Shipping Clerk and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Carpenter
    22%
  • Seaman
    11%
  • Shipping Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    23%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Domestic
    17%
  • Secretary
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cadogan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cadogan. For the veterans among your Cadogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cadogan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cadogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Cadogan in 1940 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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