Hogan Family History

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Hogan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’, also ‘young warrior’. In the south, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru. In northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan.

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

Similar surnames: Hagan, Honan, Logan, Horan, Horgan, Rogan, Hoban, Gogan, Bogan, Toran

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Hogan Family Origin

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Hogan Family Occupations

What did your Hogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hogan. The most common Hogan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Hogan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hogan family was Charwoman.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Tailor

  • Charwoman


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

Hogan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 466,000 census records available for the last name Hogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hogan 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 71,000 immigration records available for the last name Hogan. 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 80,000 military records available for the last name Hogan. For the veterans among your Hogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hogan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hogan in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hogan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hogan 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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