Cohagan Family History

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Cohagan Name Meaning

Of Irish origin: Woulf found McCoghegan in Cavan, later McCogan, Cogan, from Gaelic Mac Eochagáin, a patronymic from a diminutive of Eochaidh meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’).

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

Similar surnames: Coogan, Colahan, Cogan, Cohan, Hagan, Coggan, Logan, Cahalan, Corgan

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Cohagan Family Origin

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Cohagan Family Occupations

What did your Cohagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cohagan. The most common Cohagan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Cohagan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cohagan family was Machine Hand.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Machine Hand


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

Cohagan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cohagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cohagan 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 85 immigration records available for the last name Cohagan. 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 349 military records available for the last name Cohagan. For the veterans among your Cohagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cohagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Cohagan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cohagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cohagan in 1959 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cohagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cohagan 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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