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Broggan

What does Broggan mean?

Broggan Pronunciation of Broggan [brog-gan] as a boys' name. Broggan means "sturdy shoe". Broggan is an alternate spelling of Brogan (Irish, Gaelic): from the word "brogue".

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Birgan, Burgan, ..

(female) Brogna, Brogny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Broggan Olin (B.O.), ..

How popular is Broggan?

Broggan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Broggan is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Brogan (#1185 in 2015) is the only prominent varying form of Broggan (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Broggan was common among parents in 2011 (#781) and is somewhat lower today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Broggan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Beagan, Beegan, Boban, Bogdan, Bohdan, Bradan, Bran, Brandan, Braydan, Brenan, Brendan, Brennan, Brentan, Brian, Brigg, Briggham (see Brigham), Briggs, Brigham, Brittan, Brocton, Broden, Bron, Bronsen, Bronsin (see Bronson), Bronson, Brown, Bryan, Cronan, Doogan, Dougan, Douggan (see Dugan), Drostan, Duggan, Eoghan, Feggan, Haggan, Hogan, Jorgan, Logan, Morgan and Rogan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Broggan.

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