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Grogan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Grúgáin ‘descendant of Grúgán’, a personal name from a diminutive of grúg ‘anger’, ‘fierceness’. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gruagáin ‘descendant of Gruagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gruag ‘hair’. The patronymic form Mac Gruagáin (Anglicized McGrogan) is much rarer.

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


Similar surnames: Rogan, Brogan, Gogan, Logan, Hogan, Mcgrogan, Coogan, Regan, Ronan

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Grogan Family Origin

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Grogan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%
  • Dock Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Bricklayer and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grogan. The most common Grogan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Grogan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Grogan family was Dock Labourer.

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Grogan Historical Records

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Grogan Life Expectancy

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