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Brogan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin ‘descendant of Brógán’, a personal name probably derived from a diminutive of bróg ‘shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: Rogan, Grogan, Bogan, Bragan, Ronan, Logan, Boran, Coogan, Drugan

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Brogan Family Origin

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Brogan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brogan family was Bricklayer. The most common Brogan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Brogan's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brogan.

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Brogan Historical Records

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Brogan Life Expectancy

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