Grogan



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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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.

    Maps

  • Grogan in 1659.
  • Grogan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Grogan 1901 census map
  • Grogan 1911 census map
  • Grogan Roman Catholic baptisms

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