The surname Hogan stands at number 588 2010 U.S. Census. The name Hogan is the Anglicized form of the Irish name O hogain meaning young Ogan. The original ogan was the uncle of Brian Boru, the 10th century hi King of Ireland. The Hogan territory was in Counties Clare and Tipperary. You will find Hogan’s all over Ireland today but they’re greatest numbers continue to be in the West in Counties of Clare, Tipperary and Limerick.
The McCarthy name is one of the oldest family names of Ireland. They can trace their history directly back tothe third century King of Munster. The name comes fromCarthac a 12th century descendant. The McCarthy’s were prodigious builders and the remains of their castles can be foundthrough out Munster. The favorite McCarthy castle is Blarney, where Cormac McCarthy sent his evasive answers to Queen Elizabeth’s demands for submission.
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