Irish Surname - Brogan
The Irish surname Brogan is derived from the Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán". The name Brógán is derived from the word bróg, meaning "shoe". The Brogan family is said to have originated in County Donegal, but the surname is now most common in counties Cork, Kerry, and Tipperary.
Famous People with surname Brogan and Its Variations
- Alex Brogan: Scottish footballer who played for Hibernian and Scotland
- Chris Brogan: American author and marketing consultant
- Paul Brogan: Irish Gaelic footballer who played for Dublin
Variations of the surname Brogan
- O'Brogan: This surname is an Irish variant of the surname Brogan, which is derived from the Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán".
- Broganman: This surname is a modern English variant of the Irish surname Brogan.
- Brogan-O'Brien: This surname is a combination of the Irish surnames Brogan and O'Brien.
- MacBrogan: This surname is another Irish variant of the surname Brogan, derived from the Gaelic Mac Brógáin, meaning "son of Brógán".
- Broganson: This surname is a modern English variant of the Irish surname Brogan, with the suffix "son" added to the end.
Brogan Coat of Arms
The coat of arms features a red shield with a gold chevron between three lions passant in gold. The crest features a demi-lion rampant holding a red cross crosslet.
"Fide et fortitudine" - "By fidelity and fortitude"
There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.
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