Kogan Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Bessarabia): one of the many forms of Cohen. This spelling represents the Russian form of the Jewish name, with h (absent in Russian) replaced by g.

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


Similar surnames: Cogan, Kohan, Kagan, Kogen, Hogan, Koman, Rogan, Kocan, Logan, Koga

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Kogan Family Origin

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Kogan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Bartender

    13%
  • Ditcher

    13%
  • Farm

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Kogan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Kogan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kogan family was Farm. Laborer, Bartender and Ditcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kogan.

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Kogan Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Kogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kogan in 1950 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kogan

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