Groogan births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Grogan numerous: all areas except Cork. Ir. Ó Gruagáin, perhaps from gruagach, a champion. They were erenaghs in Elphin (Roscommon), now greatly dispersed. The form Groogan occurs in Ulster. MIF & SGG.
Grugan rare: Tyrone. See Grogan.
Ó Gruagáin Grogan: líonmhar tríd an dtír. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh ina n-airchinnigh in Ail Finn ach scaipeadh iad go luath (sa 15 céad, is cosúil). Tá Groogan agus Grugan i nDoire - clann faoi leith, déarfainn. Fréamh: grúg = fearg, ceaptar. MIF.
 

Districts where Groogan and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Grogan: 2162
  • Groogan: 168
  • Groghan: 9
  • Grugan: 46
  • Grougan: 5
  • Grogen: 1
  • Grogin: 2
  • Groggan: 6

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