Gogan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cogadháin ‘son of Cogadhán’ (see Coogan). Hungarian (Gogán): from an old secular personal name Gogán (also found as Gogány and Gógány).

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


Similar surnames: Rogan, Grogan, Logan, Govan, Hogan, Coogan, Gowan, Coan, Wogan, Cogan

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Gogan Family Origin

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Gogan Family Occupations

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  • Formerly Laundress

    17%
  • Gas Fitter

    17%
  • Labourer In Iron Works

    17%
  • Lamp Lighter

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gogan family was Lamp Lighter. Formerly Laundress, Gas Fitter and Labourer In Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gogan. The most common Gogan occupation in the UK was Formerly Laundress. 17% of Gogan's were Formerly Laundresss.

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Gogan Historical Records

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Gogan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Gogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gogan in 1942 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gogan

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