Ogren History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Ogren comes from the original Irish "O Grainne," from the female Christian name Grainne. Thus, it is one of a very limited number of matronymic names in Ireland.
Early Origins of the Ogren family
The surname Ogren was first found in County Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where the Justiciary Rolls mention the acquittal of Rawenyld O'Grayne in 1313, who was charged with aiding a convicted robber. The name appears in 16th century Tudor Fiants from the same area.
Important Dates for the Ogren family
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Ogren Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Greaney, O'Greaney, Greany, O'Greany, Graney, Granny, O'Granie, O'Grane and many more.
Early Notables of the Ogren family (pre 1700)
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Ogren migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ogren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Louis Ogren, aged 29, who landed in Missouri in 1840 
Contemporary Notables of the name Ogren (post 1700)
- Ron Ogren, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008 
- Oscar Ogren, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1918 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html