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Hogan Name Study

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This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about the surname HOGAN and its variants. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect. Please contact the project leader, add categories to your profiles, add your questions to the bulletin board, add details of your name research, etc.


Hogan DNA project


Ireland yDNA


Guild of One-Name Studies


Irish Pedigrees: Or, The Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation


The Book of Irish Families, Great & Small


Genealogy and Family History of County Tipperary


Annala Rioghachta Eireann: 1589-1616. Appendix [pedigrees and histories of ...


Ardcrony, Tower House, Daniel Hogan, Co. Tipperary


Hogan Family History. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin 'descendant of Ógán', a personal name from a diminutive of óg 'young', also 'young warrior'. In the south, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru. In northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan. [1]


Irish Surname - HoganThe word Hogan derives from the Gaelic 'An O hOgain' (Og meaning "young"), in Irish mythology, the land of eternal youth is called Tir Na nÓg. The Hogans were a Dalcassian family descended from Ogan, who was a direct descendant of Brian Boru, the last great High King of Ireland who defeated the Vikings in 1014 A.D. They came from Clare and Limerick divided and spread across Tipperary. The Hogans lost their lands under the Cromwellians but had some land re-granted by Charles II.The name is prevalent in Ireland, one of the 100 most common surnames. It has a strong presence in Counties Limerick, Clare, and Tipperary, near Nenagh, where one of the ancient clan chiefs had a castle called Ardcrony.[2]


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I'm looking for the family of Bridget Hogan immigrated with parents Dennis and Johanna Hogan from Doon County Clare Ireland to Jersey City New Jersey at the end of the great famine. Bridget then sailed on the "Ostrich" to Australia landing in Adelaide 1854/5. She married Charles Hodge in Gawler and the settled in Port Augusta South Australia. I have details of Bridget's Australian family but I am now seeking information about her parents Dennis and Johanna Hogan and their ancestry in Ireland.