Rogan Family History

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Rogan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadhagáin ‘son of Ruadhagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ruadh ‘red’.

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

Similar surnames: Ronan, Logan, Gogan, Hogan, Brogan, Regan, Grogan, Rohan, Bogan

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Rogan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rogan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rogan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Rogan Family Origin

Where is the Rogan family from?

Rogan Family Occupations

What did your Rogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rogan family was Female Farmer. The most common Rogan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Rogan's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rogan.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer Son

  • Female Farmer


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

Rogan Historical Records

What Rogan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Rogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rogan 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Rogan. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Rogan. For the veterans among your Rogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rogan Life Expectancy

What is the average Rogan lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rogan in 1941 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rogan 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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