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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

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Coggan Historical Records

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Coggan Life Expectancy

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