Gogan Family History

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Gogan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cogadháin ‘son of Cogadhán’ (see Coogan). Hungarian (Gogán): from an old secular personal name Gogán (also found as Gogány and Gógány).

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

Similar surnames: Rogan, Grogan, Logan, Govan, Hogan, Coogan, Gowan, Coan, Wogan, Cogan

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Gogan Family Origin

Where is the Gogan family from?

Gogan Family Occupations

What did your Gogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, laborer, Cle... and Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gogan. A less common occupation for the Gogan family was Labourer. The most common Gogan occupation in Canada was Laborer. 43% of Gogan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Cle...

  • Lab.

  • Labourer


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

Gogan Historical Records

What Gogan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gogan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gogan. 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 770 military records available for the last name Gogan. For the veterans among your Gogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gogan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gogan in 1942 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gogan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gogan 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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