Croghan Family History

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Croghan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchruacháin ‘son of Cú Cruacháin’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of Croghan’. Croghan in Co. Roscommon was the ancient royal site of the province of Connacht.

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


Similar surnames: Coogan, Rogan, Grogan, Cregan, Brogan, Crossan, Coggan, Rohan, Cohan

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Croghan Family Origin

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Croghan Family Occupations

What did your Croghan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Army Pensioner and Chelsea Pensioner & Newsagent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croghan. A less common occupation for the Croghan family was Clerk & Sergeant Of Police. The most common Croghan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Croghan's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Army Pensioner

    10%
  • Chelsea Pensioner & Newsagent

    10%
  • Clerk & Sergeant Of Police

    10%

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

Croghan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Croghan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Croghan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Croghan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Croghan. For the veterans among your Croghan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Croghan Life Expectancy

What is the average Croghan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Croghan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Croghan in 1956 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Croghan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Croghan 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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