Coggan Family History

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Coggan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cogadháin (see Coogan). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Kogan, from the Russian pronunciation of Cohen.

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

Similar surnames: Cogan, Coggin, Coogan, Corgan, Coan, Colgan, Cohan, Cregan, Horgan

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Coggan Family Origin

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Coggan Family Occupations

What did your Coggan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coggan. The most common Coggan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Coggan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coggan family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Clerk In Store

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coggan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coggan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Coggan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coggan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coggan. 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 Card

There are 619 military records available for the last name Coggan. For the veterans among your Coggan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coggan Life Expectancy

What is the average Coggan lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Coggan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coggan in 1961 was 65, and 37 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coggan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coggan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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