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The Hogan family crest: Fun facts and history behind your Irish family name.

Tracing your Irish ancestry – the Hogan Clan

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The Hogan family crest: Fun facts and history behind your Irish family name.

Irish derivation: Ó hÓgáin.

Name meaning: "Descendant of the young one."

Counties associated with the name: Tipperary, Clare.

Coat of arms motto: "Like Lightening."

Read more: What’s your Irish clan? 

Interesting Facts:

- It has been claimed that those who bear the name are descended from an uncle of Brian Boru, the Irish High King.

Famous Hogans:

- Bosco Hogan (born 1949 ,an Irish actor)

- Brigid Hogan-O'Higgins (1932, Irish politician)

- Danny Hogan (1880–1928, American participant in organized crime)

- Hulk Hogan (1953, wrestler and reality television star)

- João Hogan (1914–1988, Portuguese artist)

Read more: What’s your Irish clan?

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