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Hoga Name Meaning

Japanese (Hoga): ‘respectful congratulations’, found mostly in northeastern Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Haga, Koga, Higa, Hogg, Hora, Soga, Noya, Hong, Hoda, Loga

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Where is the Hoga family from?

You can see how Hoga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoga family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Hoga families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Hoga families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Hoga's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hoga families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoga. 36% of Hoga men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Hoga women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoga were Salesman and Housewife.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoga 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Hoga. 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 305 military records available for the last name Hoga. For the veterans among your Hoga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoga lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2000, in the United States, Hoga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hoga in 1963 was 66, and 92 in 2000.

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