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Fogt Family History

Fogt Name Meaning
Danish: occupational name from Danish foged ‘bailiff’.Americanized spelling of German Vogt.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

19,077 Historical Documents with Fogt on Ancestry.com
7,352 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
807 Military Records
591 Immigration Records
2,863 Census and Voter Lists
7,464 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fogt Families

  • Number of Fogt families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fogt families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fogt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fogt census records

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Fogt Family Origin

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Fogt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fogt

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Fogt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fogt census records

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Fogt Civil War Service Records

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