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What does Brogan mean?

Brogan Pronunciation of Brogan [bro-gan] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Brogan) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brogan is "sturdy shoe". From the word "brogue", which has come to mean the Gaelic accent.

Associated with: irish.


Brogan has 1 variant: Broggan.

Creative forms:
(male) Borggan, ..

(female) Broan, Bronan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brogan Watson (B.W.), ..

How popular is Brogan?

Brogan is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4445 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Brogan was first listed in 1993 and reached its highest position of #781 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #1185 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brogan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brogan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beagan, Beegan, Bergen, Bergin, Birgin, Boban, Bogdan, Bradan, Bran, Brenan, Brian, Brigham, Broden, Bron, Brown, Bryan, Brycen, Brysen, Brysin, Bryson, Cronan, Doogan, Hogan, Logan and Rogan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brogan.

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