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Bogel Name Meaning

from a pet form of Bogo, itself a short form of the personal name Bogenhart. from Middle Low German bog(h)el ‘stirrup’, ‘bow’, ‘yoke ring’, hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such items.

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


Similar surnames: Boegel, Kogel, Boger, Bogen, Vogel, Rogel, Borel, Hegel, Boden, Engel

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Where is the Bogel family from?

You can see how Bogel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bogel families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 34 Bogel families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Bogel's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bogel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bogel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bogel. 27% of Bogel men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Bogel women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bogel were Farmer and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bogel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogel 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 714 immigration records available for the last name Bogel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bogel. For the veterans among your Bogel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bogel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bogel in 1953 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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