Bogan Family History

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Bogan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bogáin ‘descendant of Bogán’, a diminutive of bog ‘soft’, ‘tender’.

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


Similar surnames: Brogan, Logan, Hogan, Rogan, Boran, Bohan, Gogan, Mogan, Bowen, Toran

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Bogan Family Origin

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Bogan Family Occupations

What did your Bogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bogan. 32% of Bogan men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bogan women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bogan were Carpenter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Accountant
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Maid
    50%

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

Bogan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Bogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogan 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 Bogan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Bogan. For the veterans among your Bogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bogan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Bogan in 1949 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bogan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bogan 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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