Mcgrogan Family History

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Mcgrogan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gruagáin ‘son of Gruagán’, possibly from gruag ‘hair’ or grug ‘fierceness’.

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

Similar surnames: Grogan, Mcguigan, Mcgowan, Mccrohan, Cregan, Mckeegan, Mcgahan

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Mcgrogan Family Origin

Where is the Mcgrogan family from?

Mcgrogan Family Occupations

What did your Mcgrogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcgrogan occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 25% of Mcgrogan's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgrogan. A less common occupation for the Mcgrogan family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Boiler Maker


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

Mcgrogan Historical Records

What Mcgrogan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgrogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgrogan 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Mcgrogan. 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 809 military records available for the last name Mcgrogan. For the veterans among your Mcgrogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgrogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgrogan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgrogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgrogan in 1955 was 41, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgrogan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgrogan 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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