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Ogle Family History

Ogle Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): from Ogle in Whalton Northumberland. The placename might derive from the Old English personal name Ocga + Old English hyll ‘hill’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the mid 17th century.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bogle, Ohle, Hole, Sole, Agle, Onley, Hogle, Dole, Cogle, Lile

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Where is the Ogle family from?

You can see how Ogle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ogle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 48 Ogle families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Ogle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ogle families in 1840.
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What did your Ogle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ogle. 20% of Ogle men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Ogle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ogle were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Stenographer
    5%
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Census Records

There are 71,000 census records available for the last name Ogle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Ogle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Ogle. For the veterans among your Ogle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ogle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ogle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ogle in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

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