Everything you need to know about the Irish surname Hogan - its meaning, origins, interesting facts and famous people with the last name Hogan.

Irish derivation:

Ó hÓgáin.

Hogan name meaning:

"Descendant of the young one."

Counties associated with the name Hogan:

Tipperary and Clare.

Hogan coat of arms motto:

"Like Lightning."

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Interesting facts about the Irish family name Hogan:

- 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, an American participant in organized crime)

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

- João Hogan (1914–1988, Portuguese artist)

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Here are some interesting facts about the Irish last name Hogan, including its history, family crest, coat of arms, and famous clan members.