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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

What did your Grogan ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%
  • Dock Labourer

    2%

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Grogan Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Grogan ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Grogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Grogan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Grogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grogan in 1940 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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