Wogan Name Meaning

Irish (of Welsh (Pembrokeshire) origin): from the Old Welsh personal name Gwgan, Gwgon, originally a byname, probably a diminutive of gwg ‘scowl’, i.e. ‘Little Scowler’. Compare Cadogan. A family of this name settled in County Kildare following the Anglo-Norman invasion of the 12th century.

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


Similar surnames: Cogan, Logan, Hogan, Rogan, Gogan, Toran, Wolan, Coogan, Koga, Olan

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Wogan Family Origin

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Wogan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wogan. A less common occupation for the Wogan family was Laborer. The most common Wogan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wogan's were Farmers.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Wogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wogan in 1955 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wogan

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