The Scogan surname is of uncertain origin, but was related to a Middle English word used to describe 'stunted growth' of foliage.
The surname Scogan was first found in Peebles-shire in the lands of Stobo where they held a
at Scrogges from the 12th century.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Scruggs, who settled in Virginia in 1655; and Thomas Scruggs, who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630.