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Mogan Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): of uncertain etymology; possibly either a variant of Mohan (via the form Moughan), or from Gaelic Ó Mógáin ‘descendant of Mógán’.

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

Similar surnames: Moran, Mohan, Bogan, Logan, Moan, Hogan, Morgan, Rogan, Cogan, Mongan

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Where is the Mogan family from?

You can see how Mogan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mogan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mogan families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 63 Mogan families living in Glamorgan. This was about 23% of all the recorded Mogan's in the UK. Glamorgan had the highest population of Mogan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mogan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mogan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Mogan. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mogan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mogan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mogan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mogan. For the veterans among your Mogan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mogan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mogan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mogan in 1943 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

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