Bogan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bogáin ‘descendant of Bogán’, a diminutive of bog ‘soft’, ‘tender’.

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


Similar surnames: Brogan, Logan, Hogan, Rogan, Boran, Bohan, Gogan, Mogan, Bowen, Toran

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Bogan Family Origin

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Bogan Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Railway Labourer

    6%
  • Boilermaker

    3%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    3%

In 1881, Housekeeper, Railway Labourer and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bogan. A less common occupation for the Bogan family was Boot & Shoe Maker. The most common Bogan occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 6% of Bogan's were Housekeepers.

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Bogan Historical Records

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Bogan Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Bogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Bogan in 1949 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bogan

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