Kogan Family History

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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

What did your Kogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kogan. 13% of Kogan men worked as a Builders Labourer and 28% of Kogan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kogan were Gen Labourer and Letting Furnished Rooms

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Fruiterer greengrocer (
  • Gen Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Deperty Suter (srn)
  • Felling Hand Ladies Tailo
  • Letting Furnished Rooms

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kogan Historical Records

What Kogan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kogan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kogan. 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 597 military records available for the last name Kogan. For the veterans among your Kogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kogan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kogan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kogan 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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