The surname is one of the Anglo-Norman names that arrived in Ireland
in the wake of the 12th century invasion by Richard "Strongbow" de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke. The surname Nogan belongs to the large category of Anglo-Norman habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Originally, these place names were prefixed by de, which means from in French. The name of the Nogan family comes from one of the many places called Nogent in France. The Gaelic form of the surname Nogan is Nuinseann.
Early Origins of the Nogan family
The surname Nogan was first found in county Westmeath
(Irish: An Iarmhí) in the Irish Midlands, province of Leinster
, where they held a family seat
Early History of the Nogan family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nogan research.Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1213, 1486, 1544, 1602, 1583, 1642, 1607, 1621, 1684, 1680, 1669, 1714, 1715, 1669, 1752, 1671 and 1754 are included under the topic Early Nogan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Nogan Spelling Variations
During the Middle Ages, a single person often had their name recorded by church officials and scribes many different ways. Names were typically spelt as they sounded, which resulted in many different spelling variations
. The many versions of the name Nogan to have been recorded over the years include: Nugent, Nogent, Newgent, Neugent, Newgant, Newgeant, Nuegent, Nougent, Newjeant, Nujent, Noigent, Nuigent, Nuijent, Nushend, Newshent, Newshand, Neushant and many more.
Early Notables of the Nogan family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family up to this time was Sir Christopher Nugent, 6th Baron Delvin
(1544-1602), an Irish nobleman and writer who was arrested on suspicion of treason against Queen Elizabeth I of England; Richard Nugent, 1st Earl Of Westmeath
(1583-1642), an Irish nobleman and politician, imprisoned for plotting against the... Another 76 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nogan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Nogan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Nogan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Michael Nogan, English convict from Essex, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809