Logan Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the places in Scotland so called, principally that near Auchinleck. They all get their names from Gaelic lagan, a diminutive of lag ‘hollow’. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’ (earlier spelled Lothchán), a personal name of unexplained origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hogan, Rogan, Cogan, Gogan, Wogan, Bogan, Hagan, Logar, Loga, Brogan

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Logan Family Origin

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Logan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Logan occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Logan's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Logan. A less common occupation for the Logan family was Annuitant.

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Logan Historical Records

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Logan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Logan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Logan in 1940 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Logan

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